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Jesus, Lord, I come to thee

Jesus, Lord, I come to thee

Author: William McDonald
Tune: [Jesus, Lord, I come to Thee]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus, Lord, I come to Thee,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb!
Set my longing spirit free,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb!

Refrain:
I’m redeemed, redeemed,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb!
I’m redeemed, redeemed,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb!

2 Speak, and let my heart be clean,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb!
Fully saved from inbred sin,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb! [Refrain]

3 Cleanse me, wash me white as snow,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb!
Let me all Thy fulness know,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb! [Refrain]

4 To my heart the bliss reveal,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb!
Fix on me the Spirit’s seal,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb! [Refrain]

5 All thy fullness now I claim
Washed in the blood of the Lamb!
Through the dear Redeemer's name,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb! [Refrain]

6 I am saved by blood divine,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb!
All the bliss of faith is mine,
Washed in the blood of the Lamb! [Refrain]

Source: Beulah Songs: a choice collection of popular hymns and music, new and old. Especially adapted to camp meetings, prayer and conference meetings, family worship, and all other assemblies... #31

Author: William McDonald

McDonald, Rev. William. (Belmont, Maine, March 1, 1820--September 11, 1901, Monrovia, California). Becoming a local preacher in the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1839 he was admitted to the Maine Conference in 1843, being transferred to that of Wisconsin in 1855 and of New England in 1859. For a number of years he was editor of the Advocate of Christian Holiness. In addition to being a writer of biographies and religious books, he compiled, or assisted in compiling, a number of song books of the gospel song type, among them being the Western Minstrel (1840), Wesleyan Minstrel (1853), Beulah Songs (1870), Tribute of Praise (1874). This last book was that which had been compiled by McDonald and L.F. Snow, and re-edited by Eben Tourjée, appea… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Lord, I come to thee
Author: William McDonald
Refrain First Line: I'm redeemed, redeemed, washed in the blood

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Beulah Songs #31

Full Salvation Hymnal #d80

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Songs of Joy and Gladness #25

The Happy Singer #d73

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The Highway Hymnal #15

The Life Line #d61

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #193

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