Blessed Assurance Lyrics
Below are the lyrics of this beautiful hymn.
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.
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.
Perfect submission, all is at rest!
I in my Savior am happy and blessed,
Watching and waiting, looking above,
Filled with His goodness, lost in His love.
Blessed Assurance Hymn Story
Blessed Assurance is at the top of millions of Christians’ top ten hymns of all time. It is such a powerful expression of our love for the LORD.
Blind singer Fanny Crosby authored the words of this hymn after listening to a melody composed by Phoebe Knapp in 1873.
It is based on Hebrews 10:22” Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.” (KJV)
How else can we respond to this assurance but by saying Here I Am Lord
Blessed Assurance YouTube Video
Below is a video featuring Larry Ford and Lillie Knauls during the Gaither Homecoming series.
Below are some more posts on hymns history and lyrics:
To God Be the Glory Lyrics and History
I Vow to Thee My Country Lyrics and Story
The Church’s One Foundation Hymn History and Lyrics