The sweet old story

I heard my dying Savior say

Author: Arthur F. Ingler
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 I heard my dying Savior say,
“My life I give for thine;
Thy sin is now all washed away,
And thou art wholly mine,
And thou art wholly mine.”

2 I pondered o’er each loving word,
They seemed so sweet to me;
I cried, “My Savior and my Lord,
I’ll ever trust in Thee,
I’ll ever trust in Thee.

3 And then I felt His blood applied,
My inbred sin depart;
My soul was wholly sanctified,
His love filled all my heart,
His love filled all my heart.

4 He fills me now with perfect peace,
My need He doth supply;
And on His never-changing grace
I can for aye rely,
I can for aye rely.

5 O Soul, so troubled, sad and worn,
Come, lay thy burden down;
Accept the cross which Christ hath borne,
And thou shalt wear the crown,
And thou shalt wear the crown.

Source: Burning Bush Songs No. 1 #37a

Author: Arthur F. Ingler

Born: May 12, 1873, Montandon, Pennsylvania. Died: August 8, 1935, Abington, Connecticut. Buried: North Swansea, Rhode Island. The 1900 census shows Ingler as a "vocalist" living in Denver, Colorado. The 1920 census shows him as a Nazarene preacher in Tillamook, Oregon. After the death of his wife Amalia, he moved east and married Lura Horton, who at the time was pastor of the People’s Church of the Nazarene in Providence, Rhode Island. The two of them served joint pastorates in Fitchburg, Massachusetts; Jackman, Maine; North Attleboro, Massachusetts; New Haven, Connecticut; and, in 1931, at Emmanuel Church, Pawtucket, Rhode Island. His works include: Burning Bush Songs No. 1 (Chicago, Illinois: Metropolitan Church Association… Go to person page >

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First Line: I heard my dying Savior say
Title: The sweet old story
Author: Arthur F. Ingler
Copyright: Public Domain


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Burning Bush Songs No. 1 #37a

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