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Was it For Me?

O can it be, O can it be

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [O can it be, O can it be]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O can it be, O can it be,
My sins have nailed Thee on the tree?
And didst Thou groan and die for me?
O Lamb of God, what Love, what Love!

Was it for me, O Son of God,
That riven side, that crimson flood?
Was it for me, that cleansing blood?
O Lamb of God, what Love, what Love!

2 Was it for me, that weary sigh?
Was it for me, that dying cry
That rent the rocks and veild the sky?
O Lamb of God, what Love, what Love! [Refrain]

3 Low in the dust I bow to Thee,
While viewing all Thy agony
That I Thy ransomed child might be,
O Lamb of God! O Lamb of God! [Refrain]

Source: The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #45

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O can it be, O can it be
Title: Was it For Me?
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: Was it for me, O Son of God
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School #45

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