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Oh! My Soul! Bless Thou Jehovah

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1 Oh! my soul, bless thou Jehovah!
God of love and grace art Thou;
Thou alone art wise and holy;
At Thy feet I humbly bow.

2 Thou Thy Son hast freely given
All our sins to bear away;
On the cross He made atonement,
Then to glory led the way.

3 He for us received the Spirit,
Precious gift of love divine,
Sheds Him forth upon Thy children;
Now forever He is mine.

4 Jesus soon again returneth!
Evermore with Him I’ll be,
Like Him through the endless ages,
Saved for all eternity.


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10154

Author: R. A. Torrey

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Text Information

First Line: Oh! my soul, bless thou Jehovah!
Title: Oh! My Soul! Bless Thou Jehovah
Author: R. A. Torrey (alt.)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Source: The Institute Tie, Moody Bible Institute, Vol. V, Sept 1904-August 1905, p. 36
Language: English
Notes: Alternate tunes: STUTTGART by Christian F. Witt; WELLESLEY by Lizzie Tourjée
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

RATHBUN

This story is associated with the writing of RATHBUN: One Sunday in 1849 Ithamar Conkey (b. Shutesbury, MA, 1815; d. Elizabeth, NJ, 1867) walked out of the morning service at Central Baptist Church, Norwich, Connecticut, where he was choir director and organist, frustrated because only one soprano f…

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