Thou my ransom price hast paid

Thou my ransom price hast paid

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [Thou my ransom price hast paid]
Published in 5 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Thou my ransom price hast paid,
Blessed Son of God,
Since on thee my heart is stayed,
Keep me under the blood.

Keep me under the blood, dear Lord,
Calvary’s crimson flood;
Not mine own, but thine alone,
Keep me under the blood.

2 At the cross where first I knelt
Full of sinful pride,
Where I first salvation felt,
Let me still abide. [Refrain]

3 Where to self and sin I died,
Where the nails were driv’n,
Let me still for cleansing hide
In thy dear side riv’n. [Refrain]

4 Shouting with my latest breath
Praises to our God,
Who my soul has saved and kept
By his precious blood. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song #156

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou my ransom price hast paid
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: Keep me under the blood
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #11589
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