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I'm Glad Salvation's Free

I'm glad salvation's free

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: DUNBAR (Dunbar 13215)
Published in 48 hymnals

Representative Text

1 I'm glad salvation's free,
And without price or cost;
For had it been for me to buy,
My soul must have been lost.

2 In this cold world below,
With none to care for me,
A pilgrim often sad and lone,
I'm glad salvation's free.

3 Once I was blind and lost,
Of sin and sorrow full;
But now I'm saved thro' Jesus' blood,
I feel it in my soul.

4 And now I'm on my way
To brighter worlds above;
I hope to triumph evermore
Through my Redeemer's love.

Source: Joy to the World: or, sacred songs for gospel meetings #169

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm glad salvation's free
Title: I'm Glad Salvation's Free
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'm glad salvation's free
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 48 of 48)
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Canaan Melodies #108

Down at the Cross #d144

Full Salvation Hymnal #d69

Gems of Sacred Song #d81

Glorious Gospel Hymns #108

Gospel Voices No.2 #d63

Happy Greetings to All #d117

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d90

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Joy to the World #169

Joy, for use in Sunday School and Gospel Meetings #d37

Melodies of Zion #d111

Pearls of Truth in Song #d37

Praise and Worship #204

Praise and Worship #204

Resurrected Songs prepared for the Church #d98

Revival Hymns #d77

Revival Hymns #d35

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Revival Hymns (Rev. ed.) #86

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Revival Songs #198

Revival Songs. 4th ed. #d121

Sacred Chimes, a Book of New and Old Hymns and Tunes #d87

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #280

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #545

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Salvation Army Songs #241

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Service Hymnal #314

Sing the Gospel #d35

Songs of Praises, for Use in Revival Meetings #d41

Songs of Spiritual Power; Songs that Win #d70

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Songs of the Peacemaker #224

Songs of the Savior's Love #d95

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Songs of Zion Enlarged #432

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The Baptist Standard Hymnal #314

The Chapel Hymn Book #d169

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The Emory Hymnal #410

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The Extra Hymn Book #36

The Go Ye Hymnal #d57

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The Gospel in Song #133

The Jubilee Songster #d47

The Life Line #d54

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The Revivalist #202

The Victor #d46

Three Hundred Country Chapel Songs and Hymns #d98

Times of Refreshing #d91

Times of Refreshing #d92

Times of Refreshing #d108

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Waves of Glory No. 2 #108

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