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This is the glorious gospel word

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1 This is the glorious Gospel word—
Our God his heavens doth bow,
And cry to each believing heart,
Jesus saves thee now!

Refrain:
Jesus saves thee now,
Jesus saves thee now,
Jesus saves thee, yes, he saves thee,
Jesus saves thee now!

2 God speaks who cannot lie; why then
One doubt should I allow?
I doubt him not, but take his word—
Jesus saves me now!

3 I trust not self 'twould throw me back
Into Despond's deep slough;
From self I look to Christ, and find
Jesus saves me now!

4 Temptations hard upon me press,
No strength is mine, I know;
Yet more than conqueror am I,
Jesus saves me now!

5 Whate'er my future may require,
His grace will sure allow;
I live a moment at a time,
Jesus saves me now!

6 Why doubt him? he who died now lives;
The crown is on his brow;
The Son of Man hath power on earth,
Jesus saves me now!

7 And when within the pearly gates,
I at his feet shall bow,
The heaven of heaven itself will be—
Jesus saves me now!

Source: Calvary Songs #46

Author: T. Bowman Stephenson

Stephenson, Thomas Bowman, D.D., LL.D., son of the Rev. John Stephenson, was born at Newcastle on Dec. 22, 1839, and educated at Wesley College, Sheffield, subsequently graduating at the University of London. In 1860 he entered the Wesleyan Ministry, and has since laboured in Norwich, Manchester, Bolton, and London. The great work of his life has been the establishment and maintenance of The Children's Home at Victoria Park, London, and its branches at Bolton, Birmingham, and the Isle of Man, and in Canada. Dr. Stephenson has written for Magazines and Reviews, and published a small work on Sisterhoods, and a Memorial Sketch of the late James Barlow. He has written several hymns, of which the following are most widely known:— 1. Fading l… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: This is the glorious gospel word
Author: T. Bowman Stephenson
Refrain First Line: Jesus saves me now

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Calvary Songs #46

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d193

Happy Greetings, a Collection of Choice Original Hymns and Tunes #d130

Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d232

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The Emory Hymnal #107

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The Revival Wave #70

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