Blessed Assurance

Author: Frances Jane van Alstyne (born Crosby)

Known as the “Queen of Gospel Song Writers”, Fanny Crosby was a poet, lyricist, and mission worker. She wrote more than 8,000 songs despite becoming blind at the age of six weeks. She was the mother of modern congregational singing in the United States.

Lyrics:

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine!
O what a foretaste of glory divine!
Heir of salvation, purchase of God,
Born of his Spirit, washed in his blood.

Refrain:

This is my story, this is my song,
Praising my Savior, all the day long;
This is my story, this is my song,
Praising my Savior all the day long.

Perfect submission, perfect delight,
Visions of rapture now burst on my sight;
Angels descending, bring from above
Echoes of mercy, whispers of love. [Refrain]

Perfect submission, all is at rest,
I in my Savior am happy and blest,
Watching and waiting, looking above,
Filled with his goodness, lost in his love. [Refrain]

For more awesome Christian Music check our Hymns Collection. You will find the background stories behind the hymns very interesting and informative. Sing along with the lyrics understanding the meaning of each song and fill your heart with joy.

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