Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.@John 8:32

Emma F. Bennett, in The Best of All: Complete, edited by Beverly Carradine, C. J. Fowler & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: Christian Witness Company, 1910), number 167.

William J. Kirkpatrick (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William J. Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)

I’m happy in Jesus, rejoicing today;
And Jesus my Savior with me has His way;
The Comforter comes in my glad heart to stay;
O glory to Jesus! I’m free!

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I’m free, free! gloriously free!
No longer by sin I am bound;
The precious blood cleanseth and satisfies me,
This freedom in Jesus I’ve found.

This freedom in Jesus means blessèd release,
From sin and from sinning forever to cease;
And freedom from self brings such infinite peace;
O glory to Jesus! I’m free!

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This freedom in Jesus is glorious rest,
A peaceful reclining on His loving breast;
And when I just trust Him my soul is so blest;
O glory to Jesus! I’m free!

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His love is so tender, His power so divine,
My all to His keeping I gladly resign;
A vessel of clay for my Lord to design;
O glory to Jesus! I’m free!

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No longer I’m fettered, the Lord has control;
The clear light of Heaven breaks in on my soul;
I’ll sing while the years of eternity roll,
O glory to Jesus! I’m free!

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