Let us sing redemption's story

Let us sing redemption's story

Author: James R. Murray
Tune: [Let us sing redemption's story]
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1 Let us sing redemption’s story,
Let us sing the Savior’s love,
Sons of God and heirs of glory,
Praise Him till ye meet above!

Refrain:
Let us sing redemption’s story,
Sing aloud the sweet refrain,
Till the angel hosts in glory
Send the echo back again.

2 Praise, oh, praise the love that sought us
While we walked in wicked ways;
Praise, oh, praise the love that bought us,
Give it everlasting praise. [Refrain]

3 With His mighty arms around us,
We can never faint or fear;
In His keeping who has found us,
All the way is bright and clear. [Refrain]

Source: The Great Awakening: a choice collection of new and standard gospel songs #16

Author: James R. Murray

L.P.M. (1905, April 12). Obituary. New Church Messenger, p.209. Murray.--At Cincinnati, March 10, 1905, James Ramsey Murray. Funeral services in the Church of the New Jersualem, March 13th. James R. Murray was widely known in the musical world as the author of many songs and song books, and in the New Church in Chicago and Cincinnati as an affectionate, intelligent, and loyal New Churchman. He was born in Andover (Ballard Vale), Mass., March 17, 1841. In early life he developed musical talent, and composed many minor pieces for local and special occasions. Later at North Reading, Mass., he attended Dr. George F. Root's School of Music, and was associated with William Bradbury and Dr. Lowell Mason. He enlisted in the Fourteenth Regi… Go to person page >

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Author: James R. Murray

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The Great Awakening #16

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