A. A. Ketchum

DEEP in my heart there’s a gladness,

Jesus has saved me from sin!

Praise to His name―what a Saviour!

Cleansing without and within.

Why do I sing about Jesus?

Why is He precious to me?

He is my Lord and my Saviour,

Dying! He set me free!


Only a glimpse of His goodness,

That was sufficient for me;

Only one look at the Saviour,

Then was my spirit set free.


He is the fairest of fair ones,

He is the Lily, the Rose;

Rivers of mercy surround Him,

Grace, love and pity He shows.


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