Wash Me in the Blood of the Lamb

Whiter than the snow, dear Jesus, make me

Author: W. G. Cooper
Tune: [Whiter than the snow, dear Jesus, make me]
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: W. G. Cooper

Rv William Gustin Cooper USA 1861-1938. Born in Evansville, WI, he married Mabel Luella Cooper. He became a Baptist minister having pastorates in Hortonville Village, WI, 1897 – 1901, and later in Ira, VT, in 1922. He also conducted camp meetings. He wrote a number of hymn lyrics and a few tunes. He died in Canton, ME. Note: In a campmeeting service in 1889, when the service was over, a lyricist, Warren Cornell, sat writing a poem. As he left the site, he dropped the paper he was writing and didn't notice it. An hour or or so later, Rev. Cooper came in to tidy up the tent area for the next service, saw the paper, picked it up and read it, and was so inspired by the words, that he finished writing the text and went to the organ… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Whiter than the snow, dear Jesus, make me
Title: Wash Me in the Blood of the Lamb
Author: W. G. Cooper
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O the precious blood of Jesus cleanses
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Dortch's Gospel Voices No. 1 #44

Down at the Cross #d379

Go Ye Therefore No. 2 #d116

Golden Grain #d142

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Kindly Light #132

Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d403

Pearls of Paradise #44

The Shining Way No. 2 #d138

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