The blood of Jesus Christ…cleanseth us from all sin.@1 John 1:7
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Ralph E. Hudson (1843-1901)

Frances R. Havergal, 1878.

Colón Ralph E. Hudson, Glad Tidings in Song 1893 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Frances R. Havergal (1836-1879)

I know I love Thee better, Lord
Than any earthly joy,
For Thou hast given me the peace
Which nothing can destroy.

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The half has never yet been told,
Of love so full and free;
The half has never yet been told,
The blood—it cleanseth me.

I know that Thou art nearer still
Than any earthly throng.
And sweeter is the thought of Thee
Than any lovely song.

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Thou hast put gladness in my heart;
Then well may I be glad!
Without the secret of Thy love
I could not but be sad.

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O Savior, precious Savior mine!
What will Thy presence be
If such a life of joy can crown
Our walk on earth with Thee?

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