The Blood Is All My Plea

To Jesus' blood I owe

Author: Louis Eisenbeis
Tune: [To Jesus’ blood I owe]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To Jesus’ blood I owe
My soul’s supremest good;
It brought redemption down to me,
It led me up to God.

Refrain:
The blood is all my plea,
The blood is all my need;
The blood of Jesus cleanseth me,
His blood is life indeed.

2 I wandered far from God,
The road was rough and wild;
I called, and Jesus answering said:
Come unto Me, My child. [Refrain]

3 I looked, and lo! I saw
The blood besprinkled door,
’Twas open, and I hastened in,
To wander forth no more. [Refrain]

4 How happy now my lot,
I’ve found my long sought rest;
The blood, the blood my only plea,
Makes me serenely blest. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12894

Author: Louis Eisenbeis

Born: January 28, 1835, Germany. Died: 1917, West Chester, Pennsylvania. Buried: Green Mount Cemetery, West Chester, Pennsylvania. Son of Philip Eisenbeis and Elizabeth Ammon, Louis was a minister, and married Elizabeth Fell in 1878. His works include: The Amen Corner, and Other Poems, 1897 --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To Jesus' blood I owe
Title: The Blood Is All My Plea
Author: Louis Eisenbeis
Refrain First Line: The blood is all my plea
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12894
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12894

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