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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!

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



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #76

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Temple Trio #373

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The Ark of Praise #58

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