Blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.@Luke 11:28
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Charles C. Case (1843-1918)

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

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

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George C. Needham (1844-1902)

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.