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Once I was far in sin, But Jesus took me in

Once I was far in sin, But Jesus took me in

Author: James C. Bateman
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: James C. Bateman

James C. Bateman was born on No­vem­ber 18, 1854 in Hull, York­shire, Eng­land. Bate­man be­gan his mu­sic­al ca­reer sing­ing and play­ing the ban­jo in mu­sic halls, while al­so work­ing at an oil mill. He was con­vert­ed af­ter at­tend­ing a Sal­va­tion Ar­my (SA) hall in Sul­coates. He later joined the Salvation Army, be­com­ing an of­fi­cer in 1882. He served in var­i­ous lo­ca­tions, in­clud­ing Crad­ley Heath, North­amp­ton, Man­ches­ter Open­shaw, Han­ley, and Mid­dles­bo­rough, and con­trib­ut­ed a num­ber of songs to The Mu­sic­al Sal­va­tion­ist. He died on June 5, 1888 in Pentre, South Wales. --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Once I was far in sin, But Jesus took me in
Author: James C. Bateman
Refrain First Line: Down where the living waters flow

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Highway Songs #d61
Rescue Hymns #d71
Salvation Army Music #d199
Songs and Solos used by the Christian Crusaders in their Special Soul-Saving Work: and adapted for the church, grove, school, choir, and home #18Page Scan
Songs for Men, the Salvation Army Official Song Book #d148
Songs for Service Men #d48
The Salvation Army Solos #d44
The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d627



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