Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

O, dying souls, look up, and see

O, dying souls, look up, and see

Author: Mary D. James
Tune: [O, dying souls, look up, and see]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, dying souls, look up, and see
The glorious gospel remedy!
Jesus your Saviour crucified!
Look up, and see his wounded side!

Refrain:
Look to Jesus, look, and live!
Look to Jesus, he’ll forgive;
Perishing soul, he’ll make thee whole;
Look up, look up, and live.

2 The serpent’s sting his blood can cure!
His healing power unfailing, sure
Can save the most despairing case,—
So strong his love, so rich his grace! [Refrain]

3 Oh, many a poor sin-bitten soul
Has looked to him, and been made whole,
And many a hopeless one received
A cure, who on his name believed. [Refrain]

4 His loving heart to sinners turns,
And e’en t’ward guilty rebels yearns;—
He pities souls defiled by sin,
His mercy takes the vilest in. [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #58

Author: Mary D. James

Born: August 10, 1810, Trenton, New Jersey. Died: October 4, 1883, New York City. Buried: Mercer Cemetery, Trenton, New Jersey. When she was 13 years old, James began teaching Sunday school in the Methodist Episcopal church. She became a prominent figure in the Wesleyan Holiness movement, assisting Phoebe Palmer, and often leading meetings at Ocean Grove, New Jersey, and elsewhere. She wrote about 50 hymns, and articles by her appeared in the Guide to Holiness, the New York Christian Advocate, The Contributor, The Christian Witness, The Christian Woman, The Christian Standard, and the Ocean Grove Record. Her works include: The Soul Winner: A Sketch of Life and Fact and Incidents in the Life and Labors of Edmund J. Yard, 1883… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O, dying souls, look up, and see
Author: Mary D. James
Refrain First Line: Look to Jesus, look and live

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
Page Scan

Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #76

Page Scan

Temple Trio #373

TextAudioPage Scan

The Ark of Praise #58

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements