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When I with sin was all defiled

When I with sin was all defiled

Author: James D. Vaughan
Tune: [When I with sin was all defiled]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When I with sin was all defiled,
And sinking down in woe,
The blessed Saviour on me smiled,
And washed me white as snow.

Oh, plunge beneath the crimson flood,
And wash thy sins away;
For thee the Saviour shed His blood—
He’ll save, He’ll save today.

2 The joy the bliss of that glad hour,
No mortal tongue can tell,
When Jesus by His mighty power,
Saved my poor soul from hell. [Refrain]

3 By faith I tremblingly drew near,
And did my guilt confess;
He saw the penetential tear,
And deigned my soul to bless. [Refrain]

4 Dear sinner, hear the Saviour say,
In tones forever blest:
“I am the Life, the Truth, the Way!
In me ye shall find rest.” [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #134

Author: James D. Vaughan

Vaughan, James D(avid); b. Dec. 14, 1864, between Lawrence Co. and Giles Co., TN; d. Feb. 9, 1941, Lawrenceburg, TN; music publisher, composer and compiler of gospel songs in shape notation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When I with sin was all defiled
Author: James D. Vaughan
Refrain First Line: O plunge beneath the crimson flood



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
TextAudioPage Scan

Crowning Day No. 2 #134

Gospel Chimes #d113

New Onward and Upward #d192

Onward and Upward #d103

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