Advent Hymnals


Christ in Song,

My heart was distress'd neath Jehovah's dread frown,
And low in the pit where my sins dragg'd me down;
I cried to the Lord from the deep miry clay,
Who tenderly brought me out to golden day.

He brought me out of the miry clay,
He set my feet on the Rock to stay;
He puts a song in my soul to-day,
A song of praise, hallelujah!

He placed me upon the strong Rock by His side,
My steps were established and here I'll abide;
No danger of falling while here I remain,
But stand by His grace until the crown I gain.  [Chorus]

He gave me a song, 'twas a new song of praise.
By day and by night its sweet notes I will raise;
My heart's overflowing, I'm happy and free,
I'll praise my Redeemer, who has rescued me.  [Chorus]

I'll sing of His wonderful mercy to me,
I'll praise Him till all men His goodness shall see;
I'll sing of salvation at home and abroad,
Till many shall hear the truth and trust in God.  [Chorus]

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Title He Brought Me Out
Key E♭ Major
Titles He brought me out of the miry clay,
First Line My heart was distress'd 'neath Jehovah's dread frown
Author Rev. H. J. Zelley
Year 1908
Composer H. L. Gilmour
Hymnal -
Tune My heart was distress'd 'neath Jehovah's dread frown
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Chorus Type
Subjects Christ: Christ's Power; Christ: Christ Precious
Texts Psalm 40:2
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