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You Ought to Sing

Jesus Christ has come to set the captive free

Author: Ulysses Phillips
Tune: [Jesus Christ has come to set the captive free]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus Christ has come to set the captive free,
He died to take away death’s sting;
His blood as a ransom He gave for thee,
Then praise to Him you ought to sing.

Refrain:
You ought to sing to the Lamb
Who has washed us in His blood;
He’s our Lord and our King;
To His name you ought to sing.

2 Jesus came our sorrows and our griefs to bear,
What love divine, oh, praise His name;
He says, “Cast on Me all thy load of care,”
Then praise to Him you ought to sing. [Refrain]

3 Sinner, come to Jesus and be saved today,
His blood can cleanse the crimson stain;
He’s ready to wash all your sins away;
Then praise to Him you ought to sing. [Refrain]

4 If you will be faithful through this pilgrim land,
And live to glorify His name,
You’ll find a sweet welcome at His right hand;
Then praise to Him you ought to sing. [Refrain]

Author: Ulysses Phillips

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus Christ has come to set the captive free
Title: You Ought to Sing
Author: Ulysses Phillips
Meter: 11.8.10.8 with refrain
Language: English

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Timeless Truths #1071

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