#212: Nothing But the Blood

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(Part of a series singing through the hymnbook I grew up with: Great Hymns of the Faith)

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What can wash away my sin? Nothing but the blood of  Jesus;

What can make me whole again? Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

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Oh! precious is the flow That makes me white as snow;

No other fount I know, Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

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For my pardon this I see — Nothing but the blood of Jesus;

For my cleansing, this my plea — Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

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Nothing can for sin atone — Nothing but the blood of Jesus;

Naught of good that I have done — Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

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This is all my hope and peace — Nothing but the blood of Jesus;

This is all my righteousness — Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

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#211: Hallelujah for the Cross!

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(Part of a series singing through the hymnbook I grew up with: Great Hymns of the Faith)

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The cross, it standeth fast — Hallelujah, hallelujah!

Defying ev’ry blast — Hallelujah, hallelujah!

The winds of hell have blown, The world its hate hath shown,

Yet it is not overthrown — Hallelujah for the cross!

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Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah for the cross;

Hallelujah, hallelujah, it shall never suffer loss!

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It is the old cross still — Hallelujah, hallelujah!

Its triumph let us tell — Hallelujah, hallelujah!

The grace of God here shone Thru Christ, the blessed Son.

Who did for sin atone — Hallelujah for the cross!

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T’was here the debt was paid — Hallelujah, hallelujah!

Our sins on Jesus laid — Hallelujah, hallelujah!

So round the cross we sing Of Christ, our offering,

Of Christ, our living King — Hallelujah for the cross!

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#210: Saved by the Blood

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(Part of a series singing through the hymnbook I grew up with: Great Hymns of the Faith)

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Saved by the blood of the Crucified One!

Now ransomed fro sin and a new work begun;

Sing praise to the Father and praise to the Son —

Saved by the blood of the Crucified One!

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Saved! (Glory, I’m saved!) Saved! (Glory, I’m saved!)

My sins are all pardoned, my guilty is all gone!

Saved! (Glory, I’m saved!) Saved! (Glory, I’m saved!)

I’m saved by the blood of the Crucified One!

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Saved by the blood of the Crucified One!

The angel rejoicing because it is done;

A child of the Father, joint-heir with the Son —

Saved by the blood of the Crucified One!

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Saved by the blood of the Crucified One!

The Father He spake, and His will it was done;

Great price of my pardon, His own precious Son —

Saved by the blood of the Crucified One!

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Saved by the blood of the Crucified One!

All hail to the Father, all hail to the Son,

All hail to the Spirit, the great Three in One!

Saved by the blood of the Crucified One!

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#209: Grace Greater Than Our Sin

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(Part of a series singing through the hymnbook I grew up with: Great Hymns of the Faith)

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Marvelous grace of our loving Lord,

Grace that exceeds our sin and our guilt!

Yonder on Calvary’s mount outpoured —

There where the blood of the Lamb was spilt.

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Grace, grace, (Marvelous grace,) God’s grace, (infinite grace),

Grace that will pardon and cleanse within,

Grace, grace, (Marvelous grace,) God’s grace, (infinite grace),

Grace that i greater than all our sin!

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Sin and despair, like the sea waves cold,

Threaten the soul with infinite loss;

Grace that is greater — yes, grace untold —

Points to the Refuge, the mighty Cross.

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Dark is the stain that we cannot hide,

What can avail to wash it away?

Look! there is flowing a crimson tide —

Whiter than snow you may be today.

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Marvelous, infinite, matchless grace,

Freely bestowed on all who believe!

You that are longing to see His face,

Will you this moment His grace receive?

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#208: Are You Washed in the Blood?

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(Part of a series singing through the hymnbook I grew up with: Great Hymns of the Faith)

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Have you been to Jesus for the cleansing pow’r?

Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

Are you fully trusting in His grace this hour?

Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

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Are you washed (Are you washed) in the blood (in the blood),

In the soul-cleansing blood of the Lamb (of the lamb)?

Are you garments spotless? Are they white as snow?

Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

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Are you walking daily by the Savior’s side?

Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

Do you rest each moment in the Crucified?

Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

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When the Bridegroom cometh will your robes be white/

Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

Will your soul be ready  for the mansions bright

And be washed in the blood of the Lamb?

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Lay aside the garments that are stained with sin

And be washed in the blood of the Lamb;

There’s a fountain flowing for the soul unclean,

O be washed in the blood of the Lamb.

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#207: O Happy Day!

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(Part of a series singing through the hymnbook I grew up with: Great Hymns of the Faith)

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O happy day that fixed my choice

On Thee, my savior and my God!

Well may this glowing heart rejoice

And tell its raptures all abroad.

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Happy day, happy day, When Jesus washed my sins away!

He taught me how to watch and pray And live rejoicing ev’ry day;

Happy day, happy day, When Jesus washed my sins away!

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O happy bond that seals my vows

To Him who merits all my love!

Let cheerful anthems fill His house,

While to that sacred shrine I move.

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‘Tis done, the great transaction’s done —

I am my Lord’s and He is mine;

He drew me, and I followed on,

Charmed to confess the voice divine.

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Now rest, my long divided heart,

Fixed on this blissful center, rest;

Nor ever from my Lord depart,

With Him of ev’ry good possessed.

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#206: Wonderful Grace of Jesus

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(Part of a series singing through the hymnbook I grew up with: Great Hymns of the Faith)

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Wonderful grace of Jesus, Greater than all my sin;

How shall my tongue describe it, Where shall its praise begin?

Taking away my burden, Setting my spirit free,

For the wonderful grace of Jesus reaches me.

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Wonderful the matchless grace of Jesus, (the matchless grace of Jesus,)

Deeper than the mighty rolling sea; (the rolling sea;)

Wonderful grace, all sufficient for me; (Higher than the mountain, sparkling like a fountain, All sufficient grace for even me) (for even me;)

Broader than the scope of my transgressions, (transgressions, sing it!)

Greater far than all my sin and shame; (my sin and shame;)

O magnify the precious name of Jesus, Praise His name!

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Wonderful grace of Jesus, Reaching to all the lost,

By it I have been pardoned, Saved to the uttermost;

Chains have been torn asunder, Giving me liberty,

For the wonderful grace of Jesus reaches me.

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Wonderful grace of Jesus, Reaching the most defiled,

By its transforming power Making him God’s dear child,

Purchasing peace and heaven For all eternity —

And the wonderful grace of Jesus reaches me.

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