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What a Blessed Salvation

In Christ is full redemption found

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [In Christ is full redemption found]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In Christ is full redemption found,
What a blessed salvation!
His praises thro' my soul resound,
What a blessed salvation!

Chorus:
What a blessed salvation
in Christ, my Redeemer!
What a blessed salvation
for sinners like me.

2 Eternal life thro' Jesus' blood,
What a blessed salvation!
Come, sink beneath the crimson flood,
What a blessed salvation! [Chorus]

3 He takes my crimson stains away,
What a blessed salvation!
He helps and keeps me ev'ry day,
What a blessed salvation! [Chorus]

4 Sweet peace amid the world's rude strife,
What a blessed salvation!
Triumphant joy beyond this life,
What a blessed salvation! [Chorus]

5 His everlasting grace proclaim,
What a blessed salvation!
Thro' endless days we'll sing his name,
What a blessed salvation! [Chorus]


Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #36

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In Christ is full redemption found
Title: What a Blessed Salvation
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: What a blessed salvation in Christ

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Gospel Herald in Song #25

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Light and Life Songs #25

Sing His Praise #d94

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Sunshine #27

The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d155

The Golden Sheaf #d38

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The Golden Sheaf #36

The New Golden Sheaf #d77

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