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[O how well do I remember how I doubted day by day]

[O how well do I remember how I doubted day by day]

Composer: Homer L. Cox
Published in 11 hymnals

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Composer: Homer L. Cox

Homer L. Cox (1879-1930) was a turn of the 20th century Quaker/Friends Church preacher. He covered most of the Midwest and a lot of the western United States. His ministry and writings were significant enough to merit a biography shortly after his death. Homer L. Cox: The Man and His Messages, was published by the Cleveland Bible Institute, © 1930. Cox was typical of a lot of “colorful” preachers and evangelists of that era, such as D.L. Moody and Billy Sunday. He once said that he, “Expressed gratitude for a friend receiving the Holy Ghost’s ‘embalming fluid’ from the great Undertaker in the skies.” As corny as that statement was Cox redeemed himself in 1907 with the words and music of this great testimony. Although th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Homer L. Cox
Incipit: 34555 56543 51176
Key: D♭ Major


It's real

Oh, how well do I remember how I doubted day by day,
For I did not know for certain that my sins were washed away;
When the Spirit tried to tell me, I would not the truth receive;
I endeavored to be happy, and to make myself believe.

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The Cyber Hymnal #3125
Text: It's Real
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The Cyber Hymnal #3125

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Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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