I've Been Redeemed

I've been redeemed thro' Jesus' precious blood

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [I've been redeemed through Jesus' precious blood]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’ve been redeemed thro’ Jesus’ precious blood,
My sinful soul is reconciled to God;
Washed white as snow, my thankful song I sing,
Giving all praise unto my Lord, my King.

Refrain:
I’ve been redeemed, all glory to his name!
Jesus has saved me thro’ his own wondrous grace;
Here I will sing, until the time shall come
When over yonder I’ll meet him face to face.

2 I’ve been redeemed! My soul shall mount above
Earth’s sinful life to dwell with him I love,
Who, by his death upon the cruel tree,
Purchased my pardon there and set me free. [Refrain]

3 I’ve been redeemed, and I shall see his face,
Singing the song, “He saved me by his grace.”
O blessed thought! For e’er with him to stay,
Ever with friends I love to dwell for aye. [Refrain]

4 I’ve been redeemed; I’m sure to reach that home
Jesus prepared, from thence no more to roam.
My ransomed soul shall rise on wings of love,
Seeking a home eternal, built above. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #4

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I've been redeemed thro' Jesus' precious blood
Title: I've Been Redeemed
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: I've been redeemed, all glory to his name!
Copyright: Public Domain

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #105

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New Songs of the Gospel No. 2 #4

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