Thank God for a perfect salvation

Thank God for a perfect salvation

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Thank God for a perfect salvation]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Thank God for a perfect salvation,
That makes me today what I am,—
A sanctified child of his mercy,
Redeemed by the blood of the Lamb.

Refrain:
O rest, sweet rest,
I rest in the arms of his love.
O rest, sweet rest,
I rest in the arms of his love.

2 He lifts me above the temptations
That once could allure me to sin,
He saves me from all my transgressions,
And cleanseth my spirit within. [Refrain]

3 I live in the constant enjoyment
Of peace that no language can tell,
Should trials in future await me,
I know with my soul ‘twill be well. [Refrain]

4 Praise God for a perfect salvation,
My faith is unclouded and bright,
My hope like an anchor is steadfast,
My mansion of glory in sight. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #19

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thank God for a perfect salvation
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: O rest, sweet rest

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #342Page Scan
Showers of Blessing #19TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Joy and Gladness No. 2 #d198
Songs of Triumph [with Supplement] #d16
The Revival Wave: A Book of Revival Hymns and Music #147Page Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #342Page Scan
The Silver Trumpet: a collection of new and selected hymns; for use in public worship, revival services, prayer and social meetings, and Sunday schools #133Page Scan



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