November 18, 2010

Victory In Jesus – Eugene Bartlett

Posted in Hymns / Songs / Lyrics at 5:09 pm by Sarah Bosse

As I am sure I have explained a number of times in the past, my parents used to sing hymns in the car during loooong trips up and down the East Coast to visit relatives each year during the holidays. Today, while meditating on God’s Word, this hymn came to mind and has been playing like a record in my mind all day. So, here you go! Be blessed!

Victory In Jesus by Eugene Bartlett

I heard an old, old story,
How a Savior came from glory,
How He gave His life on Calvary
To save a wretch like me;
I heard about His groaning,
Of His precious blood’s atoning,
Then I repented of my sins
And won the victory.

Chorus
O victory in Jesus,
My Savior, forever.
He sought me and bought me
With His redeeming blood;
He loved me ere I knew Him
And all my love is due Him,
He plunged me to victory,
Beneath the cleansing flood.

I heard about His healing,
Of His cleansing pow’r revealing.
How He made the lame to walk again
And caused the blind to see;
And then I cried, “Dear Jesus,
Come and heal my broken spirit,”
And somehow Jesus came and bro’t
To me the victory.

I heard about a mansion
He has built for me in glory.
And I heard about the streets of gold
Beyond the crystal sea;
About the angels singing,
And the old redemption story,
And some sweet day I’ll sing up there
The song of victory.

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