Scripture Verse

Blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it. Luke 11:28


Charles C. Case

Words: George C. Need­ham, in Gos­pel Hymns No. 4, ed­it­ed by Ira. D. San­key, James Mc­Gra­na­han & George C. Steb­bins (New York: John Church and Big­low & Main, 1881), num­ber 41.

Music: Mil­ford Charles C. Case, 1881 (🔊 pdf nwc).

George C. Needham


I hear the words of Jesus,
They speak of peace with God;
I see the Lamb, Christ Jesus,
Who bore my heavy load;
I trust the blood of Jesus,
From sin it sets me free,
I love the name of Jesus,
Who gave Himself for me.

His word, divinely blessèd,
It shows me what I am;
His cross, it brings salvation,
The victim was the Lamb;
His blood procureth pardon,
And justifies the soul,
His name, how sweet and precious,
It makes the sinner whole.

Oh! hear the words of Jesus,
The tidings are for thee;
Oh! clasp the cross of Jesus,
And there for refuge flee;
Oh! trust the blood of Jesus,
Be saved this very hour;
Oh! love the name of Jesus,
Blest name of wondrous power.