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Once I doubted much the Holy Word

Once I doubted much the Holy Word

Author: O. A. Newlin
Tune: [Once I doubted much the Holy Word]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Once I doubted much the Holy Word,
Questioned sermons which I seldom heard,
Till my soul the Holy Spirit stirred:
Now I’m saved.

Saved for service is my song today,
Blest for blessing is the Gospel way,
Bring to Jesus someone now astray:
Saved to serve.

2 Once I stumbled at the many creeds,
Boasted often of my moral deeds,
Till I come to see my soul’s deep needs:
Now I’m saved. [Refrain]

3 Once I looked upon the church with scorn,
Disregarded those who came to warn,
Till I heard “Again ye must be born:”
Now I’m saved. [Refrain]

4 Once I drank the dregs of moral dross,
Sought for gains that in the end are loss,
Till I met the Savior at the cross:
Now I’m saved. [Refrain]

Source: Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #83

Author: O. A. Newlin

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Text Information

First Line: Once I doubted much the Holy Word
Author: O. A. Newlin
Refrain First Line: Saved for service is my song today
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