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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.”

Refrain:
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

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Gospel Herald in Song #119

Gospel Melodies #d165

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