Scripture Verse

After…ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise.@Ephesians 1:13
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Fanny Crosby
(1820–1915)

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, in Win­ning Songs, by John Swe­ney, Will­iam J. Kirk­pat­rick & Hen­ry L. Gil­mour (Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: John J. Hood, 1892).

Music: Ken­ya John R. Swe­ney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John R. Sweney
(1837–1899)

Sweet assurance, Thou hast sealed me
With Thy precious blood divine;
And I know, for Thou hast told me,
I in life or death am Thine.

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Sweet assurance, O my Savior,
How it cheers this heart of mine!
While Thy loving Spirit whispers,
I in life or death am Thine.

Perfect peace, no fear alarms me,
Still the blessèd thought is mine;
Though my days be few or many,
I in life or death am Thine.

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Death is but a bright transition,
From a world where joys decline,
To the realm of life eternal,
Where Thy endless glories shine.

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Welcome then the vale and shadow,
Faith, unfalt’ring trust, is mine;
Thro’ the gloom Thy hand will lead me,
I in life or death am Thine.

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