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To my Savior now I go

To my Savior now I go

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [To my Saviour now I go]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To my Saviour
Now I go,
Crying, “Wash me
White as snow.”

Refrain:
White as snow,
White as snow,
Saviour was me
White as snow.

2 Thou art able
This I know,
Thou canst wash me
White as snow. [Refrain]

3 Saviour from me
Do not go,
Wash me, cleanse me
White as snow. [Refrain]

4 Once Thy life blood
Forth did flow,
That I might be
White as snow. [Refrain]

5 Keep me Saviour
Here below,
Clad in garments
White as snow. [Refrain]

6 Then when I from
Earth shall go,
May my soul be
White as snow. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #33

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: To my Savior now I go
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: White as snow

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