Jesus has saved you from darkness and sin

Jesus has saved you from darkness and sin

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [Jesus has saved you from darkness and sin]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus has sav’d you from darkness and sin,
Now He expects you some others to win;
See how His passion for sinners once led
Your Saviour to die in the guilty ones stead.

What are you doing for others today?
What are you doing to show them the way?
What are you doing, O children of God?
Doing to lead men to Jesus, your Lord?

2 If you have tasted the good word of God,
If you are trusting in Jesus the Lord;
You will want others to know Jesus too,
Will hasten to tell what He’s doing for you. [Refrain]

3 If you forgiveness and life have received,
If you God’s promises fully believe;
If at the cross you have found heav’nly light,
Win others to Jesus from bondage and night. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifting Songs #12

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus has saved you from darkness and sin
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: What are you doing for others
Copyright: Public Domain



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