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I'm glad I'm one of them

There are people, almost everywhere, whose hearts are all aflame

Author: Isaiah G. Martin
Tune: [There are people almost everywhere]
Published in 17 hymnals

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Full Text

1. There are people almost everywhere
Whose hearts are all aflame
With the fire that fell at Pentecost,
Which made them all acclaim;
It is burning now within my heart—
All glory to His name!—
And I’m glad that I can say I’m one of them.

Refrain
One of them (one of them), one of them (one of them),
I am glad that I can say I’m one of them;
One of them (one of them), one of them (one of them),
I am glad that I can say I’m one of them.

2. Though the people may not learnèd be,
Nor boast of worldly fame,
They have all received their Pentecost,
Through faith in Jesus’ name;
And are telling now, both far and wide,
His power is yet the same,
And I’m glad that I can say I’m one of them. [Refrain]

3. They were gathered in the upper room,
All praying in His name,
They were baptized in the Holy Ghost,
And power for service came;
Now what He did for them that day
He’ll do for you the same,
And I’m glad that I can say I’m one of them. [Refrain]

4. Come, my brother seek this blessing
That will cleanse your heart from sin,
That will start the joy bells ringing
And will keep the soul aflame;
It is burning now within my heart—
All glory to His name!—
And I’m glad that I can say I’m one of them. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2794

Author: Isaiah G. Martin

Martin, Isaiah Guyman. (Gentry County, Missouri, April 18, 1862--August 23, 1957, Pasadena, California). Richmond School of Music; Missouri (now Kansas) Wesleyan; Iliff School of Theology. Married in 1905, two sons, one daughter. Converted at age 12, joined the Baptist Church; 1893 joined the Methodist Church and began his ministry. 1903 joined the Church of the Nazarene and in 1905 was appointed District Superintendent of "all the territory east of the Rocky Mountains." Pastored First Church of the Nazarene, Chicago; evangelist. Tenor soloist; composed songs as a hobby (around 200), frequently while playing the reed organ. "Eastern Gate" is probably his most familiar hymn. It was written as a tribute to Dr. P.F. Bresee's traditional far… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There are people, almost everywhere, whose hearts are all aflame
Title: I'm glad I'm one of them
Author: Isaiah G. Martin
Refrain First Line: One of them, one of them

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The Cyber Hymnal #2794
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