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Go in Peace

Representative Text

1 Oh, who is this forgiveth sin,
And promises release?
The voice of Jesus speaks within
And whispers "go in peace,"
And whispers "go in peace."

2 "Thy faith hath saved thee," gracious word!
Let fear and doubting cease.
Obedient to thy mighty Lord
Look up and go in peace,
Look up and go in peace.

3 According to thy faith in Him,
Thy comfort shall increase,
Let not thy hope and trust grow dim,
Believe and go in peace,
Believe and go in peace.

4 A long the common ways of life
Till evening brings release,
Amid the daily toil and strife,
He bids thee go in peace,
He bids thee go in peace.

5 Forgiven much, Oh love Him much,
Thou sinner saved by grace,
If thou hast felt His healing touch,
Thou shalt behold His face,
Thou shalt behold His face.

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #182

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O who is this forgiveth sin
Title: Go in Peace
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Language: English
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Bilhorn's Male Chorus No. l. (Pocket ed. Columbian issue) #27

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Crowning Glory No. 1 #182

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International Gospel Hymns and Songs #135

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d279

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