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[Once far from God and dead in sin]

[Once far from God and dead in sin]

Composer: James McGranahan (1919)
Published in 28 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: James McGranahan

James McGranahan USA 1840-1907. Born at West Fallowfield, PA, uncle of Hugh McGranahan, and son of a farmer, he farmed during boyhood. Due to his love of music his father let him attend singing school, where he learned to play the bass viol. At age 19 he organized his first singing class and soon became a popular teacher in his area of the state. He became a noted musician and hymns composer. His father was reluctant to let him pursue this career, but he soon made enough money doing it that he was able to hire a replacement farmhand to help his father while he studied music. His father, a wise man, soon realized how his son was being used by God to win souls through his music. He entered the Normal Music School at Genesco, NY, under… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Once far from God and dead in sin]
Composer: James McGranahan (1919)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.5.5.7.6
Incipit: 53211 17656 14654
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Christ Liveth in Me

Once far from God and dead in sin,
No light my heart could see;
But in God’s Word the light I found,
Now Christ liveth in me.

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #570
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #844
Text: Christ Liveth in Me
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Timeless Truths #797
Text: Christ Liveth in Me
  • Christ_Liveth_in_Me.pdf (PDF)
  • Christ_Liveth_in_Me.xml (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #570

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #191

TextPage Scan

Sing Joyfully #355

Audio

Small Church Music #2975

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #238

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #844

TextScoreAudio

Timeless Truths #797

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #408

Include 20 pre-1979 instances
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