Won by Dying Love

While sleeping careless on the brink

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [While sleeping careless on the brink]
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 While sleeping careless on the brink
Of an eternal woe,
I felt the touch of Jesus’ love,
And, oh, it charmed me so.

I hear Thy voice in tender love
So sweetly calling me;
Thy dying love has won my heart,
I yield, O Lord, to Thee.

2 I wake with horror from the spell
Of Satan’s dread control;
My sins were sinking me to hell,
Oh, Jesus, save my soul! [Refrain]

3 I know my sins have pierced Thy heart
Oh, Jesus crucified;
And now Thy love is breaking mine,
I bow to Him who died. [Refrain]

4 How dark my prison house of sin,
Entombed in misery;
But Jesus’ love is shining in,
Sweet rays of hope to me. [Refrain]

5 Shall I with heaven’s offer blest
Lie bound in sin’s domain?
No, I will enter Jesus’ rest,
And, crowned, a conqu’ror reign. [Refrain]

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Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

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First Line: While sleeping careless on the brink
Title: Won by Dying Love
Author: D. S. Warner
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I hear thy voice in tender love



Timeless Truths #336


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