Glory to God, 'tis Jesus

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1 Who can heal a troubled soul?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus;
Who can make the sinner whole?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus.

Chorus:
Glory to God, He saved my soul;
Glory to God, He makes me whole;
Glory to God, He'll save your soul,
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus.

2 Who has pow'r to cleanse from sin?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus;
Who renews the heart within?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus. [Chorus]

3 Who has pow'r the lost to save?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus;
Who can ransom from the grave?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus. [Chorus]

4 Who has grace for ev'ry hour?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus;
Who can foil the tempter's pow'r?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus. [Chorus]

5 Who can drive away all fear?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus;
Who can bring relief and cheer?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus. [Chorus]

6 Who can keep us all the way?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus;
Bring us to the crowning day?
Glory to God, 'tis Jesus. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #174

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Who can heal a troubled soul
Title: Glory to God, 'tis Jesus
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Glory to God, He saved my soul
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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