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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Hallelujah, I am Free

Steeped in sin and degradation

Author: I. N. McHose
Tune: [Steeped in sin and degradation]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Steeped in sin and degradation,
For my heart hath gone astray;
But I heard a sweet voice saying,
“Wand’ring child, come home today.”

Glory, glory hallelujah,
I am saved, redeemed and free;
Glory, glory hallelujah,
Christ has spoken peace to me.

2 In the dark alone I wandered,
With no hand to guide my way,
When an arm of mighty power,
Lead me into brightest day. [Refrain]

3 I will tell to all around me,
That salvation’s full and free,
That His boundless love and mercy,
Reaches even down to me. [Refrain]

4 Help me praise my precious Savior,
For His wondrous grace to me;
Praise Him, angels, and redeemed ones,
Praise the Lord eternally. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #119

Author: I. N. McHose

McHose, Isaac N. Born 1831/1832, Hellerstown, Pennsylvania. Some speculation on his identity. Co-editor with Kurzenknabe and Bentley on Gospel Trio of Sacred Song (1891). --Letters, family trees in DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Steeped in sin and degradation
Title: Hallelujah, I am Free
Author: I. N. McHose
Refrain First Line: Glory, glory, hallelujah



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
TextAudioPage Scan

Gospel Herald in Song #119

Gospel Melodies #d165

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