Scripture Verse

In His love and in His pity He re­deemed them. Isaiah 63:9


James M. Black

Words: Phil­ip H. Wool­sey, Pre­cious Gems No. 1 (New York & Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Will­iam A. Pond, 1881), num­ber 1.

Music: Odi­sha James M. Black, 1881 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Wool­sey (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of Black,


Come, join the glorious Gospel band,
And sing redeeming love;
Let praises to our God and king
Ascend to Heav’n above.


Come, sing His love,
Come, sing His love,
Come sing redeeming love.

Come, sing the blessèd Savior’s name:
Rejoice to make it known;
His love through all the world proclaim;
His mercy freely own.


How precious is that love divine
By Jesus freely giv’n!
It cheers the soul, the heart, the mind,
And helps us on to Heav’n.