I Know

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1 I know the Redeemer is mighty,
His grace and His mercy are free;
When I was a stranger He sought me,
He came, in His mercy to me.

2 For pardon, for peace, and for cleansing,
I bring but His Name as my plea;
His blood hath atoned for the sinner,
That fountain was opened for me.

3 His grace will avail for the lowest,
And all who will trust Him will see
How great is the love of the Savior,
Who ransomed as sinner like me.

4 The wonderful gift of salvation,
I know He will give unto thee;
He longs in His love to bestow it,
I know—for He gave it to me.

5 His servants at last shall behold Him;
O gracious and royal decree!
To you is the glad invitation,
Come, trust Him, and meet Him with me

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #53

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: I know the Redeemer is mighty
Title: I Know
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Language: English
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #53

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