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He saved my soul

You ask me, brethren, how I know that Jesus is divine

Author: E. M. Sangster
Tune: [You ask me, brethren, how I know that Jesus is divine]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 You ask me, brethren, how I know that Jesus is divine:
The rather ask how I know that yonder sun doth shine;
The rather bid me tell you how I know that billows roll,
Or winds sweep on from north to south!
Why, friends, “He saved my soul,”

Refrain:
Glory, glory to Jesus,
Let the chorus roll!
Glory, glory to Jesus,
Because “He saved my soul.”

2 A wand’rer from my Father’s house, he took me by the hand;
A mariner on raging seas, he guided me to land;
A weary, storm-tossed man, he came, and made me like a child,
As hungry to receive the truth,
As gentle and as mild.— [Refrain]

3 He saved me! saved me from myself, and saved me from my sins,
And here, just in that precious truth, my paradise begins;
I know that Christ the blessed One is Man, and is Divine,
I know because—oh! brethren, hear!
“He saved a soul like mine.”— [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #5

Author: E. M. Sangster

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Text Information

First Line: You ask me, brethren, how I know that Jesus is divine
Title: He saved my soul
Author: E. M. Sangster
Refrain First Line: Glory, glory to Jesus, let the chorus roll

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d263
Sing the Gospel #d117
Songs for Worship: in the Sunday-school, social-meeting, and family #80Page Scan
The Ark of Praise #5TextAudioPage Scan
The Gospel in Song, combining Sing the Gospel, Echoes of Eden, and Other Selected Songs and Solos #77Page Scan
The Guiding Star for Sunday Schools: a new collection of Sunday school songs, together with a great variety of anniversary pieces written expressly for this worke #67Page Scan



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