The Atoning Blood

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1 Th'atoning blood is flowing,
Let all the tidings hear,
The Gospel word is showing
How sinners may draw near.
Th'atoning blood's relieving
The pris'ners from their chains,
And sinners in believing
Lose all their guilty stains.

It is the blood, the precious blood,
It is the blood, the precious blood,
It is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.

2 Th'atoning blood is saving
Sinners of deepest dye,
The multitudes are having
Free titles to the sky.
Th'atoning blood is healing
The souls that sin hath slain;
Rejoicing saints are feeling
The promis'd latter rain. [Refrain]

3 Th'atoning blood is bringing
Poor lost ones to the fold,
And heav'nly hosts are singing
O'er multitudes untold.
Th'atoning blood is speaking
To ev'ry precious soul
Who is salvation seeking,
'Believe, and be made whole.' [Refrain]

4 Th'atoning blood is staying
The great avenging rod;
While men are still delaying
To yield themselves to God.
Th'atoning blood is sealing
The world's eternal doom;
But, to Thy soul appealing,
Says, 'Lost one, to me come.' [Refrain]

Source: Redemption Songs: a choice collection of 1000 hymns and choruses for evangelistic meetings, solo singers, choirs and the home #84

Author: C. Russell Hurditch

Hurditch, Charles Russell, was born in Exeter, Dec. 20, 1839. In 1854 he underwent a spiritual change which led him subsequently to undertake religious work in some of the villages of Devonshire, and afterwards to succeed the late Mr. Henry Hull as the Secretary of the Young Men's Christian Association, Stafford Street, London. In 1865 he published The London Hymn Book for Prayer Meetings and Special Services. This was revised in 1880. In 1873 he also publishedThe Enlarged London Hymn Book, a Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Private Use. Of the smaller work more than half a million copies have been sold; and of the enlarged book the 86th thousand was issued in 1881. To the first (1865) he contributed Nos. 10 and 11 given below: t… Go to person page >

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First Line: The atoning blood is flowing
Title: The Atoning Blood
Author: C. Russell Hurditch
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


[The atoning blood is flowing]


Composed by Samuel S. Wesley (PHH 206), AURELIA (meaning "golden") was published as a setting for “Jerusalem the Golden” in Selection of Psalms and Hymns, which was compiled by Charles Kemble and Wesley in 1864. Though opinions vary concerning the tune's merits (Henry J. Gauntlett once condemned…

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