Have You Made a Full Surrender

When I made a full surrender

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [When I made a full surrender]
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1 When I made a full surrender,
Keeping nothing from my Lord,
He bestowed the fuller blessing,
That is promised in His word.

Have you made a full surrender?
Bring Him all you have to give;
And the life of consecration,
He will give you pow’r to live.

2 Ev’ry day I find new pleasure,
As I live and work and pray;
His commandments once so grievous,
Now I cheerfully obey. [Refrain]

3 Just to win a soul to Jesus,
Be the passion of my heart;
By the love of Christ, persuade them
From all evil to depart. [Refrain]

4 And when heaven’s books are opened
I shall hear them read my name,
Pardoned by the blood of Jesus,
Thou art free from sin and blame. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #25

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

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First Line: When I made a full surrender
Title: Have You Made a Full Surrender
Author: A. H. Ackley
Copyright: Public Domain


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Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #25

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