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The world was in darkness

The world was in darkness in sin and shame

Author: Seth Sykes
Tune: [The world was in darkness in sin and shame]
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Seth Sykes

Seth Sykes and his wife Bessie were traveling evangelists based in Glasgow, Scotland. They traveled around the UK. Seth preached and wrote lyrics to many hymns. They used lantern slide shows to illustrate their message and draw people to their meetings. Dianne Shapiro, from Discerning Music blog, accessed 1/12/17 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The world was in darkness in sin and shame
Title: The world was in darkness
Author: Seth Sykes
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Thank you, Lord, for saving my soul
Copyright: © Singspiration Music/Brentwood Benson Music Publishing, admin. by CopyCare

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Complete Mission Praise #668

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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