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His Blood Is Dropping Down

Upon the cross our Savior died, on Calvary's brow

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Upon the cross our Savior died]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Upon the cross our Savior died,
On Calvary’s brow was crucified;
See from His hands, His feet, His side,
His blood is dropping down.

His blood is dropping, dropping down,
His blood is dropping, dropping down;
O sinner, get beneath the cross,
His blood is dropping down.

2 For you the thorns once pierced His brow,
He drank the cup, we know not how;
And for salvation even now,
His blood is dropping down. [Refrain]

3 O sinner, come to Him today,
For He hath told you that you may;
He’ll wash your guilt and sin away,
His blood is dropping down. [Refrain]

4 No longer then be tempest tossed:
In Jesus rest, He paid the cost;
An that your soul may not be lost,
His blood is dropping down. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11928

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Upon the cross our Savior died, on Calvary's brow
Title: His Blood Is Dropping Down
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: His blood is dropping, dropping down



The Cyber Hymnal #11928
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #11928

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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