How good he is

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1 He sought me on the mountain when my feet had gone astray,
How good God is!
He led me out of darkness to the realms of perfect day
How good He is!

Refrain:
How good God is!
How good God is!
He is leading me to heaven where He has for me a home,
How good He is!

2 He leads me in green pastures, and beside the waters still;
How good God is!
My cup to overflowing with His blessing He doth fill,
How good He is! [Refrain]

3 I lean on Him in danger, and He ev’ry foe disarms;
How good God is!
Each day I find beneath me are the everlasting arms,
How good He is! [Refrain]

4 To save my soul from dying once He gave His Son to die;
How good God is!
He says that I shall see Him in His glory by and by,
How good He is! [Refrain]

5 This, all along life’s pathway is the burden of my song:
How good God is!
I know I’ll shout this chorus when I join the blood-washed throng,
How good He is! [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #27

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: He sought me on the mountain
Title: How good he is
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: How good God is
Copyright: Public Domain

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