I Am Glad There Is Cleansing

How bright the hope that Calvary brings

Author: Lewis Hartsough
Tune: [How bright the Hope that Calvary brings]
Published in 28 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How bright the Hope that Calv’ry brings,
Where Love divine with Mercy blends;
How full the joy that all may find,
Where flows the Blood can save and cleanse.

I am glad there is cleansing in the Blood,
I am glad there is cleansing in the Blood,
Tell the world, all the world,
There is cleansing in the Saviour’s Blood.

2 ‘Tis there! ‘tis there the soul may go,
And wash its sins and stains away;
Who gives up all,—who comes by Faith,
This cleansing finds without delay. [Refrain]

3 Speak, speak to Zion’s burdened ones,
Lead, lead them up to Calv’ry’s Mount;
The want of aching hearts is met,
‘Tis cleaning in Redemption’s Fount. [Refrain]

4 Why need we struggle on in self,
We cannot make one black spot white;
‘Tis Christ’s own Blood, and that alone
Can change and cleanse the heart aright. [Refrain]

5 I come! I come! and glad I am
That Jesus calls the lost and vile;
There thousands have a cleansing found,
I’ll heed the Saviour’s welcome smile. [Refrain]

Source: Beulah Songs: a choice collection of popular hymns and music, new and old. Especially adapted to camp meetings, prayer and conference meetings, family worship, and all other assemblies... #2

Author: Lewis Hartsough

Hartsough, Lewis, was born at Ithaca, New York, Aug. 31, 1823. Of his hymns the following are in common use:—- 1. I hear Thy welcome voice. The Divine Invitation. 2. In the rifted Rock I'm resting. Safety in Jesus. 3. Lead me to the Rock that's higher. Safety in Jesus. 4. O who'll stand up for Jesus? All for Jesus Nos. 1-3 are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878 (1 and 3 with music by Hartsough). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How bright the hope that Calvary brings
Title: I Am Glad There Is Cleansing
Author: Lewis Hartsough
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I am glad there is cleansing in the Blood
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 28 of 28)
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Beulah Songs #2

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d95

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Gems of Gospel Songs #48

Glorious Gospel Hymns #d160

Good News in Song. Rev. ed. #d58

Gospel Melodies #d52

Heart Melodies No. 2 #d11

Heavenly Recruit Praise Hymns #d31

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Holy Voices for the Sunday School, and other services of the church #49

Life and Light No.2 #d38

Ogle's Praise Hymns and Revivalist #d22

Prayerful Praises. 5th ed. #d48

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Redeemer's Praise #52

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Salvation Echoes #12

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Songs for Jesus No. 5 #122

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Songs of Joy and Gladness No. 2 #104

Songs of Praises, for Use in Revival Meetings #d29

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Songs of Redemption #124

Songs of Victory #d59

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Songs of Victory #338

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Tears and Triumphs #15

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The Best of All #53

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #137

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The Highway Hymnal #70

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The Quiver of Sacred Song, for use in Sunday School, Prayer Meetings, Gospel Meetings, etc. #72

The Soul Winner's Hallelujah Songs #d14

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The Voice of Triumph (19th ed.) #148

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Waves of Glory #161

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