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My sins were as great as a mountain

My sins were as great as a mountain

Author: William Grum
Tune: [My sins were as great as a mountain]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 My sins were as great as a mountain,
Tow’ring mountain,
They all disappeared in the fountain
Of Calvary.

The blood covers my sin.
It makes clean within
Through Jesus’ atonement
I’m saved every moment,
The blood covers my sin.

2 The sins of my life were so many,
Very many,
But praise God I now haven’t any
Through Calvary. [Refrain]

3 The guilt of my life was astounding,
So astounding,
Now love in my heart is abounding
From Calvary. [Refrain]

4 My life was so lonely and weary,
Very dreary,
God’s joy in my heart keeps me cheery
Through Calvary. [Refrain]

Source: Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs for church, Sunday Schools and evangelistic services #143

Author: William Grum

Reverend William Grum was born July 14, 1878 in Camden NJ to Benjamin and Caroline "Carrie" Grum. His early years were spent at 215 Market Street, where his father had a confectionary. The family had moved to 544 Vine Street by 1900, Benjamin Grum worked then as a letter carrier, a position he would hold until his retirement in the 1920s. William Grum married in the early 1900s. His wife, the former Lena Purdy, bore him two children, daughters Lena and Beatrice. Benjamin and Carrie Grum. were still living at 544 Vine Street in April of 1930 when the Census was enumerated. Mrs. Grum remained at the address after her husband passed, and was still living there in the fall of 1933. By 1920 William Grum had entered the ministry. He pastored… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My sins were as great as a mountain
Author: William Grum
Refrain First Line: The blood covers my sin
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