All-atoning blood

O my Savior, thou hast washed me

Author: John O. Foster
Tune: [O my Savior, thou hast washed me]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O my Saviour, thou hast washed me
In the all-atoning blood,
Thou hast purchased my redemption
For the heritage of God;
And the whisper of thy Spirit
Thrills my soul with love divine,
While the blessed, sweet communion
Gives assurance I am thine.

Refrain:
I am washed in the blood,
I am washed in the blood of the Lamb;
When his precious love was given
I was made and heir of heav’n:
I am washed in the blood of the Lamb.

2 Yes, the Spirit’s intercession
Has availed for even me;
He has burst the bars asunder,
And has set my spirit free.
Christ my Lord shall reign forever
In this willing heart of mine;
While the light of blessed tokens
All along my journey shine. [Refrain]

3 Blessed be the cleansing fountain
Opened for each guilty soul,
Thor’ the royal house of David,
That the sinner may be whole!
Tho’ your sins may be as scarlet
They shall be as white as snow;
Praise his holy name forever,
Jesus’ cleansing power I know! [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #33

Author: John O. Foster

19th Century Currently, our only data on Foster is that he was a minister. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O my Savior, thou hast washed me
Title: All-atoning blood
Author: John O. Foster
Refrain First Line: I am washed in the blood

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Gospel Tent Hymns #d129

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Hymn-Songs: for use in the Sunday school, young people's meeting, the church and home #122

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Melodious Sonnets #33

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Temple Trio: comprising "On Joyful Wing", "Melodious Sonnets" and "Precious Hymns" #215

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The Revival Wave: A Book of Revival Hymns and Music #130

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