My heart is filled with joy and praise

My heart is filled with joy and praise

Author: Henry J. Zelley
Tune: [My heart is filled with song and praise]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 My heart is filled with song and praise,
For I am cleansed today;
The precious blood of Christ was shed
To wash all sin away.

Refrain:
O hallelujah to his Name,
This wondrous grace to me is giv’n;
I’m cleansed from sin and now I have
A blessed foretaste of heav’n.

2 I found a pardon full and free,
At Calvary’s crimson flow;
I plunged again beneath that tide,
That washes white as snow. [Refrain]

3 Now I would magnify his grace,
Who pardons every sin;
And then applied the cleansing blood,
To make us pure within. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song Number Two #151

Author: Henry J. Zelley

Henry Jeffreys Zelley was born at Mt. Holly, NJ, on Mar. 15, 1859. Educated in the Mt. Holly public schools, at Pennington Seminary, and at Taylor University, where he earned his M. A., Ph. D., and D. D. degrees, he became a Methodist minister in 1882 and first served in the New Jersey Conference as a statistical secretary, treasurer, and trustee, becoming a promoter of the campmeeting movement. Noted for his evangelistic fervor, Zelley produced over 1500 poems, hymns, and gospel songs. One of his songs, "He Brought Me Out" with music by Henry L. Gilmour, appears in several denominational hymnals. Cyberhymnal also lists "When Israel Out of Bondage Came" or "He Rolled the Sea Away" with music by Gilmour too. Another of Zelley’s so… Go to person page >

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First Line: My heart is filled with joy and praise
Author: Henry J. Zelley
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, bless His name

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The Old Story in Song Number Two #151

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