Christ is All the World to Me

My soul is now united to Christ, the living vine

Author: Hugh Bourne
Tune: [I am on a shining pathway]
Published in 35 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My soul is now united to Christ, the living vine;
His grace I long have slighted, but now I feel him mine;
I was to God a stranger till Jesus took me in,
He freed my soul from danger and pardoned all my sin.

2 Soon as my all I ventured on the atoning blood,
The Holy Spirit entered, and I was born of God;
My sins are all forgiven, I feel his blood applied,
And I shall go to Heaven if I in Christ abide.

3 By floods and flames surrounded, I still my way pursue,
Nor shall I be confounded, with Glory in my view;
Still Christ is my salvation; what can I covet more?
I fear no condemnation, my Father’s wrath is o’er.

Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #361

Author: Hugh Bourne

Bourne, Hugh, the principal founder of the Primitive Methodist Society, and the editor of their first hymn-books, was born at Fordhays, Stoke-on-Trent, April 3, 1772. His father, Joseph Bourne, a person in humble circumstances, was a member of the Church of England, whilst his mother belonged to the Wesleyan Society. His education, for his circumstances, was fairly good; and by earnest application to study he acquired some knowledge of Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. His mind was of a strongly devotional cast, and the Methodist movement of those days had such attractions for him that he joined himself thereto in 1709. The following year he went to reside near the Mow Cop Colliery, near Burslem, where he had secured an engagement. There, with two… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My soul is now united to Christ, the living vine
Title: Christ is All the World to Me
Author: Hugh Bourne
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Christ is all the world to me
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 35 of 35)
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A Collection of Hymns #111

Chapel and Family Hymn Book #d94

Devotional Hymns for Church, Revival, Sunday School #d132

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Devotional Melodies #10

Golden Grain #d71

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Gospel Hymn Selections for Male Voices #102

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Kingdom of Song for the Sunday School #111

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Light and Life Songs No. 2 #90

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New Harvest Bells #119

Sacred Chimes, a Book of New and Old Hymns and Tunes #d128

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Salvation Army Songs #233

Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d140

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Salvation Songs #117

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Songs and Music #165

Songs for Men, the Salvation Army Official Song Book #d128

Songs for the Tented Grove, Gospel Meetings and Home Circle #d24

Spiritual Songs and Hymns for Pilgrims. New Church ed. #d124

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d515

The American Hymn and Tune Book, Newly Revised and Especially Adapted to Vestry Use #d89

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The Chorus #H10

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The Devotional Chimes #54

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The New Song #82

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The Revivalist #273

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The Sabbath School Minstrel #152

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The Salvation Army Music #101

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The Salvation Army Songs and Music #165

The Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d63

The Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d111

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d512


The Song Book of the Salvation Army #361

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The Song Companion to the Scriptures #313

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #140

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Welcome Songs #33

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