The glorious gospel of the Son of God

The glorious gospel of the Son of God

Author: Roger M. Hickman
Tune: [The glorious gospel of the Son of God]
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 The glorious gospel of the Son of God
Is free to all who hear;
To all who wish His righteousness to claim,
This word of faith is near.

Refrain:
If thou shalt confess Him as your Lord,
And believe that God hath raised Him from the dead,
Thou shalt be saved,
Thou shalt be saved.

2 His word is sure, His promise cannot fail,
His love extends to all;
His grace, whose depths are deeper than the sea,
Is free for ev’ry call. [Refrain]

3 ‘Twas not the righteous Jesus came to call,
but sinners dead in sin;
And all who come confessing Him as Lord,
May now new life begin. [Refrain]

4 That great word, “whosoever will may come,”
Includes the whole of man;
Redemptions work, thro’ death, has been decreed,
E’er since the world began. [Refrain]

Source: The Tabernacle Hymns #45

Author: Roger M. Hickman

Born: November 28, 1888, southwest Missouri. Died: February 25, 1968, Lakeland, Florida. Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Lakeland, Florida. Born in the Ozark foothills, Hickman moved to Independence, Missouri, at age 16, and studied music with instructors in Kansas City. He came to Christ at age 20, and studied at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois, where he met his wife. They served in the evangelism field together until her death in 1942. Roger went on to serve as music & Christian education director at churches in Louisiana & Florida. He directed the Music Department at the Baptist Bible Institute in Lakeland, Florida (1949-53), & wrote over 100 Gospel songs. He & Arthur McKee compiled the first volume of Tabernacle Hymns in… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The glorious gospel of the Son of God
Author: Roger M. Hickman
Refrain First Line: If thou shalt congess him as your Lord

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The Cyber Hymnal #10196
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)



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