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'Twas a Glad Day When Jesus Found Me

I was lost in sin when Jesus found me

Author: Albert Simpson Reitz
Tune: [I was lost in sin when Jesus found me]
Published in 25 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I was lost in sin when Jesus found me,
But He rescued me, all glory to His Name!
And the cords of worldly pleasure bound me,
Till He saved me from sin and shame.

Chorus:
’Twas a glad day when Jesus found me,
When His strong arms were thrown around me;
When my sins He buried in the deepest sea,
And my soul He filled with joy and victory,
’Twas a glad day, O hallelujah!
’Twas a glad day He claimed His own;
I will shout a glad hosanna in glory
When I see Him upon His throne.

2 O the bells of heaven now are ringing,
For I hear their tones within my ransomed soul;
And my heart is filled with joyful singing
Since the Savior has made me whole. (Chorus)

3 O the joy when we shall meet in glory,
In the mansions of my Father’s home above;
And thro' endless ages tell the story
Of the Savior’s redeeming love. (Chorus)

Source: Hymns of Faith #199

Author: Albert Simpson Reitz

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Text Information

First Line: I was lost in sin when Jesus found me
Title: 'Twas a Glad Day When Jesus Found Me
Author: Albert Simpson Reitz
Language: English
Refrain First Line: 'Twas a glad day when Jesus found me
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6990
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Instances

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Choice Hymns of the Faith #98

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Evangel Songs #69

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Favorite Hymns of Praise #66

Foursquare Hymnal #d126

Gospel Truth in Song No. 3 #d76

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Hymns of Faith #199

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Hymns of Praise #176

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Hymns of the Christian Life #368

Hymns of the Christian Life #501

Hymns of the Christian Life. Rev. ed. #d197

Hymns of the Christian Life. Rev. ed. #501

Inspirational Songs for Sunday School, Social Worship, Missionary and Evangelistic Work #d89

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Living Gospel Songs and Choruses #60

Select Songs of Praise for Evangelistic Services, Church and Sunday School #d47

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Tabernacle Hymns #2

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Tabernacle Hymns #129

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Tabernacle Hymns #164

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Tabernacle Praises No. 1 #56

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The Cyber Hymnal #6990

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The Greatest Hymns #274

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The New Church Hymnal #424

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The Sheet Music of Heaven (Spiritual Song) #156

The Sheet Music of Heaven (Spiritual Song) #156

The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 5 #d126

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Victory Songs #126

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