Scripture Verse

Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud. Psalm 149:5

Introduction

Words & Mu­sic: Charles C. Cou­sins, in Song-Land Mes­sen­ger Com­plete, re­vised and en­larged ed­i­tion, ed­it­ed by Hor­ace N. Lin­coln & An­tho­ny J. Sho­wal­ter (Dal­las, Tex­as & Dal­ton, Georg­ia: Sho­wal­ter-Lin­coln & A. J. Sho­wal­ter, 1894), num­ber 75 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lyrics

How can I keep from singing all the day?
Now that my sins are all washed away?
How can I keep from shouting out with glee,
Since Christ my Savior has died for me?

Refrain

I am saved by the blood of the Lamb,
I am saved by the blood of the Lamb.
I am saved by the blood of the Lamb,
Glory, glory, hallelujah.

Once was my heart so vile and full of sin;
It seemed that Christ could not enter in.
But such as me He came to redeem,
And His all-cleansing blood made me clean.

Refrain

Oh, I’m so happy and so full of joy
Now that my sins can no more annoy;
And I must shout and tell to all around,
What a dear Savior I have found.

Refrain