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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.

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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