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Trusting Christ My Soul to Keep

Jesus gave His life for me, By His blood I am made free

Author: Thomas S. Cobb
Tune: [Jesus gave His life for me] (Cobb)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Author: Thomas S. Cobb

Thomas S. Cobb (1876-1942), a native Texan, was educated in much the same circles as [Austin] Taylor, and received his music diploma from the Western Normal and College of Music in Dallas. He taught singing schools across Texas and the bordering states, and was particularly noted for the "Cobb Quartet" made up of his four daughters. He was recruited to Firm Foundation by Showalter in 1935.(Finley, 122ff.) Cobb edited only four hymnals for Firm Foundation before his death in 1942, but among these was the significant New Wonderful Songs (1933); at 296 hymns it was part of the trend toward more substantial publications. Prior to his work with Firm Foundation, Cobb edited hymnals for the Quartet Music Company of Fort Worth, Texas. A search o… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus gave His life for me, By His blood I am made free
Title: Trusting Christ My Soul to Keep
Author: Thomas S. Cobb
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Trusting Him my soul to keep
Copyright: Copyright, 1935, by Thos. S. Cobb, in "Select Songs."



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Select Songs #d58

The New Wonderful Songs for Work and Worship #121

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