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Life is mine, yes, mine through the blood

Representative Text

1 Life is mine, yes, mine thro’ the blood of the Lamb,
In my Lord I live and He lives in me,
He lives in me;
Faith is mine, yes, mine, for in Him I believe,
And my heart is glad since He made me free,
Since He made me free.

Life is mine, faith is mine, strength is mine,
Love is mine thro’ the blood of the Lamb;
Peace is mine, joy is mine, crown is mine,
Rest is mine thro’ the blood of the Lamb.

2 Strength is mine, yes, mine thro’ the blood of the Lamb,
Tho’ so weak in self, in my Lord I’m strong,
In my Lord I’m strong;
Love is mine, yes, mine, pure and free from my Lord,
I am His alone, and to Him belong,
And to Him belong. [Refrain]

3 Peace is mine, yes, mine thro’ the blood of the Lamb,
Since I came in faith to the cleansing stream,
To the cleansing stream;
Joy is mine, yes, mine, all His joy is mine own,
On my path His light doth forever beam,
Doth forever beam. [Refrain]

4 Crown is mine, yes, mine thro’ the blood of the Lamb,
When no more earth’s toil, and this life’s work done,
This life’s work done;
Rest is mine, yes, mine, the sweet rest of His love,
When the battle’s o’er, and the vict’ry won,
The vict’ry won. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 1: compiled and arranged for use in gospel meetings, Sunday schools, prayer meetings and other religious services #68

Author: Ernest G. W. Wesley

Ernest G. W. Wesley was born and educated in England. At the age of seventeen he started writing for local newspapers. When he was twenty-two he worked as special correspondent for The New York Times in Buenos Aries. While he was in Buenos Aries he became licensed to preach in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He came to the United States in the early 1870's and continued writing and contributing to religious and secular papers. He wrote between five and six hundred hymns and nearly two thousand articles on religious and theological topics. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Life is mine, yes, mine through the blood
Author: Ernest G. W. Wesley
Refrain First Line: Life is mind, faith is mine



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Christian Endeavor Edition of Sacred Songs No. 1 #68

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Sacred Songs No. 1 #68

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The Gospel Pilot Hymnal #156

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