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Precious the Blood

The Savior shed his precious blood On Calvary's rugged tree

Author: Peter P. Bilhorn
Tune: [The Savior shed His precious blood]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The Savior shed His precious blood
On Calvary's rugged tree,
Poor sinners lost to bring to God,
'Twas all for you and me.

Precious the blood it cleanseth us white,
Cleanseth us whiter, yes, whiter than snow;
Precious the blood of the Lamb that was Slain,
It cleanseth us whiter, yes, whiter than snow.

2 That precious blood before the throne,
Speaks pardon full and free,
For all who will the Saviour own,
It pleads for you and me. [Chorus]

3 The precious blood, the precious blood,
O precious let it be,
Confess the name of Christ thy Lord,
And from thy sin be free. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #31

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 Savior shed his precious blood On Calvary's rugged tree
Title: Precious the Blood
Author: Peter P. Bilhorn
Refrain First Line: Precious the blood it cleanseth us white



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
TextPage Scan

Crowning Glory No. 1 #31

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d348

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