Jesus Paid Your Ransom

There is hope, O troubled soul, despairing

Author: Maud Frazer Jackson
Tune: [There is hope, O troubled soul, despairing]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is hope, O troubled soul, despairing,
‘Neath sin’s dreadful burden bending low;
There for you is full and free redemption,
Jesus paid your ransom long ago.

Refrain:
Jesus paid your ransom long ago,
Long ago; long ago;
Dying on the cross of shame and woe;
Long ago, long ago.

2 If you will but come in true repentance,
And in Jesus with the heart believe,
God will freely pardon your transgressions
And with open arms He will receive. [Refrain]

3 Naught where with to purchase life eternal
Can the golden stores of earth afford;
‘Tis the priceless gift of God the Father,
Gift of love through Jesus Christ our Lord. [Refrain]

4 Will you not accept the gracious pardon
That for you has been so dearly won,
Pardon that was purchased with the life-blood
Of the Father’s own beloved Son. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #79

Author: Maud Frazer Jackson

Maud Frazer Jackson USA 1873-1950. It is surmised she lived in PA and/or NJ. She was a religious author, poet, and music compiler, who published her collections of music, including 400 hymns called “Hymns about forgiveness!”, “Wayside Song” (1922), and “Starlight & lamplight” (1928). Her poems were sometimes furnished to newspapers around the country and printed. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is hope, O troubled soul, despairing
Title: Jesus Paid Your Ransom
Author: Maud Frazer Jackson
Refrain First Line: Jesus paid your ransom long ago
Copyright: Public Domain

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Alexander's Gospel Hymn Book No. 3 #d18

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Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #79

Immanuel's Praise #d185

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Life Songs #22

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