I am ransomed by the blood

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1 I am ransomed by the blood my Redeemer shed for me,
When he bore my guilt and sin in his body on the tree;
I am ransomed by the blood that for all is flowing free,
Praise the Lord for a full salvation!

Glory to Jesus! his mercy I adore;
Glory to Jesus! who saves me evermore;
I will sing it till I die, then proclaim it thro’ the sky,
Praise the Lord for a full salvation!

2 On a fearful brink I stood,—ev’ry earthly hope had fled,—
Then I heard a gentle voice; oh how lovingly it said,
“I was wounded for thy sake, and for thee my blood I shed;”
Praise the Lord for a full salvation! [Refrain]

3 With a faltering step I came, for my heart was sore oppressed,
Now I walk with him by faith, leaning sweetly on his breast;
Ev’ry doubt is swept away,—I enjoy a perfect rest,—
Praise the Lord for a full salvation! [Refrain]

4 Mourning soul, whoe’er thou art, he is speaking now to thee,
Do not lose another hour,—to the precious fountain flee,—
Lay thy burden at the cross; come, oh, come, rejoice with me,
Praise the Lord for a full salvation! [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #107

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: I am ransomed by the blood
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Glory to Jesus, his mercy I adore
Copyright: Public Domain



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