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O captive soul by sin oppressed

O captive soul by sin oppressed

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [O captive soul by sin oppressed]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O captive soul by sin oppress’d,
How long your heart has sighed for rest,
Lift up your eyes for God is near
To set you free from bondage drear.

Refrain:
He sets the captive free, glory to His name,
Gives perfect liberty, O glory to His name!
The prison doors must quake and chains of sin will break
When Jesus sets the captive free.

2 The galling yoke so hard to bear,,
Has borne you down to dark despair,
Lift up your voice, on Jesus call,
His mighty arm can conquer all. [Refrain]

3 He came to set the captive free,
To ring the bells of liberty,
He came to heal the broken heart
And needed grace to you impart. [Refrain]

Source: Evangelistic Songs #41

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O captive soul by sin oppressed
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: He sets the captive free

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Evangelistic Songs #41

Spiritual hymns of worship #d319

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