God so loved a world of sinners wretched

God so loved a world of sinners wretched

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [God so loved a world of sinners wretched and undone]
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1 God so loved a world of sinners wretched and undone,
That He freely gave for them His well-beloved Son,
Whosoever looketh unto Christ on Calvary,
Shall be ransomed; “Whosoever” that means me.

“Whosoever,” Hallelujah!
Jesus saves and sets me free,
I will love Him, ever love Him,
“Whosoever” that means me.

2 “Whosoever” oh how broad the invitation sounds,
“Whosoever” reaches to the earth’s remotest bounds,
Jesus by His precious blood makes altogether free
And His “Whosoever cometh,” that means me. [Refrain]

3 There is none so righteous but he needs the blessed Lord,
There is none so vile but Christ invites him in His word,
There is none who may not come to Jesus with the plea:
Thou hast said it—“Whosoever” that means me. [Refrain]

Source: The Chorus of Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Meetings, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and All the Social Services of the Church #78

Author: William C. Martin

Rv William Clark Martin USA 1864-1914. Born at Hightstown, NJ, he graduated from the Peddie Institute in Hightstown in 1884, and in 1891 from the Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, PA. He became minister of the Grace Baptist Church, Camden, NJ,(1891-1894); Noank Baptist Church, Noank, CT (1894-1900); Tabernacle Baptist Church, New Albany, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Seymour, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Bluffton, IN (1904-1909); Grace Baptist Church, Somerville, MA (1909-1912); and First Baptist Church, Fort Myers, FL (1912-1914). In 1891 he married Euretta (Etta) May Wilcox, and they had at least three children (no names found). He penned many hymn lyrics. He died of heart failure at his farm in Rialto, FL.… Go to person page >

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First Line: God so loved a world of sinners wretched
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, Jesus saves me
Copyright: Public Domain


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