Celebrate 10 years of Hymnary.org!

It's Hymnary's 10th birthday this month and to celebrate, we're giving the gifts! Want a free FlexScore? Look for the "Claim Free FlexScore" button on any public domain FlexScore page and enjoy a complimentary FlexScore on us.

He Lifted Me

In loving kindness Jesus came

Author: Chas. H. Gabriel (1905)
Tune: [In loving kindness Jesus came]
Published in 153 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Full Text

1 In loving-kindness Jesus came
my soul in mercy to reclaim,
and from the depths of sin and shame
through grace He lifted me.

From sinking sand He lifted me,
with tender hand He lifted me,
from shades of night to plains of light,
O praise His name, He lifted me!

2 He called me long before I heard,
before my sinful heart was stirred,
but when I took Him at His word,
forgiven, He lifted me. [Refrain]

3 His brow was pierced with many a thorn,
His hands by cruel nails were torn,
when from my guilt and grief, forlorn,
in love He lifted me. [Refrain]

4 Now on a higher plane I dwell,
and with my soul I know ’tis well;
yet how or why, I cannot tell,
He should have lifted me. [Refrain]

Source: Celebrating Grace Hymnal #602

Author: Chas. H. Gabriel

Pseudonymns: C. D. Emerson, S. B. Jackson, Jennie Ree  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In loving kindness Jesus came
Title: He Lifted Me
Author: Chas. H. Gabriel (1905)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: From sinking sand, he lifted me
Copyright: Public Domain



Baptist Hymnal 1991 #542
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
The Cyber Hymnal #2995
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 19 of 19)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #232TextPage Scan
An Nou Chanté! : Let's Sing! #29
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #542TextAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #165TextPage Scan
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #602TextPage Scan
Complete Mission Praise #333
Hymns of Faith #213Text
Praise y Adoración: a bilingual hymnal : un himnario bilingüe #260a
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #545Page Scan
Rejoice Hymns #150
Sing Joyfully #318TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #476Audio
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #509TextPage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #2995TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #522TextPage Scan
The New National Baptist Hymnal #151
Timeless Truths #640Text
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #651TextPage Scan
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #170Text
Include 134 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us