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He sought and found me lost in sin

He sought and found me lost in sin

Author: Ira B. Wilson
Tune: [He sought and found me lost in sin]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 He sought and found me lost in sin;
This wonderful Christ is mine;
He gave me joy and peace within;
This wonderful Christ is mine.

This wonderful Christ is mine
This wonderful Christ is mine,
I’ll sing his praise thro’ endless days;
This wonderful Christ is mine.

2 From sorrow I have found release;
A wonderful joy is mine;
‘Tis joy that nevermore will cease;
A wonderful joy is mine. [Refrain]

3 O matchless love! with me to dwell!
This wonderful love is mine;
My tongue shall ne’er refuse to tell
Of wonderful love divine. [Refrain]

4 Since Christ my Savior dwells with me,
A wonderful life is mine;
From dark despair my soul is free;
A wonderful life is mine. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #85

Author: Ira B. Wilson

Ira Bishop Wilson, 1880-1950 Born: Sep­tem­ber 6, 1880, Bed­ford, Io­wa. Died: Ap­ril 3, 1950, Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: For­est Lawn Me­mor­i­al Park, Glen­dale, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Fred B. Hol­ton. Wilson’s sis­ter taught him to play the vi­o­lin and or­gan while still at home. Around 1902, Ira be­gan stu­dies at the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. In 1905, he went to work for the Lorenz Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny in Day­ton, Ohio. His com­po­si­tions ap­peared in The Choir Lead­er and The Choir Her­ald; he al­so served as ed­it­or in chief of The Vol­un­teer Choir. His works in­clude: The King’s Mes­sage, with Ed­mund Lo­renz (N… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He sought and found me lost in sin
Author: Ira B. Wilson
Refrain First Line: This wonderful Christ is mine