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What Christ Has Done for Me

The Lord has washed away my sin, for when he knocked

Author: Peter P. Bilhorn
Tune: [The Lord has washed away my sin]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The Lord has washed away my sin,
For when He knocked I let Him in;
His precious blood made sin depart,
And now He reigns within my heart.

Oh, rapturous praise with joy I sing,
For Christ the Lord is now my King,
I'll enter soon the open door,
And there I'll sing for evermore.

2 I'll ne'er forget the happy thought,
When first I heard that Christ had bought,
By His own blood my guilty soul,
To cleanse, to save to make me whole. [Chorus]

3 Soon shall I stand before my King,
His wondrous love and grace to sing,
With loved ones who have gone before,
In heav'n to sing for evermore. [Chorus]

4 Oh, hear the call of Christ the King,
For perfect peace His word will bring;
Oh, brother, come, He's waiting still,
Thy heart with joy and peace to fill. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #49

Author: Peter P. Bilhorn

Pseudonyms: Irene Durfee; P. H. Rob­lin (a an­a­gram of his name). Bilhorn was born on Ju­ly 22, 1865 in Men­do­ta, Il­l­inois. His fam­i­ly name was orig­in­al­ly Pul­horn; it was changed by a judge in Ot­ta­wa, Il­linois, named Abra­ham Lin­coln. Peter and his bro­ther formed the Eu­re­ka Wa­gon and Carriage Works in Chi­ca­go, Il­linois. Lat­er, Pe­ter be­came in­volved in Gos­pel mu­sic and wrote some 2,000 Go­spel songs in his life­time. He al­so invent­ed a folding pump or­gan used at re­viv­als in the late 19th Cen­tu­ry, and found­ed the Bil­horn Fold­ing Or­gan Com­pa­ny in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. His evangelistic work took him into all the states of the Union, Great Britain, a… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord has washed away my sin, for when he knocked
Title: What Christ Has Done for Me
Author: Peter P. Bilhorn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, rapturous praise with joy I sing



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
TextPage Scan

Crowning Glory No. 1 #49

Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d186

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d338

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