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One drop of the blood

One drop of the blood

Author: William A. Ogden
Tune: [One drop of the blood]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 One drop of the blood,
One drop of the blood,
He shed upon Calvary’s brow,
Will cleanse me within,
Will free me from sin,
And make me e’en whiter than snow.

Whiter than show,
Yes, whiter than snow.
One drop of the blood, from Calvary’s brow,
Will cleanse me within, and free me from sin,
And make my soul e’en whiter than snow.

2 One drop of the blood,
One drop of the blood,
He gave as a ransom for me,
Will cleanse ev’ry stain,
Remove ev’ry pain
Which now is thy spirit may be. [Refrain]

3 One drop of the blood,
One drop of the blood,
Oh, sprinkle it now in Thy love;
Oh, save me today,
And save me for aye,
And fit me for heaven above. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 5 #84

Author: William A. Ogden

William A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: One drop of the blood
Author: William A. Ogden
Refrain First Line: Whiter than snow



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