My old person has been nullified

My old person has been nullified;
With my Lord upon the cross he died;
Now in nothing shall he be applied;
  He’s dead to me.
My new Person in my spirit dwells;
Springing in me as a bubbling well;
Flowing out until each part He fills
  With abundant life.
  Christ, my Person, in my spirit lives;
  And my heart to Him I’d daily give;
  That my inner man could have a home
  And a place to settle down, yes,
  A place to call His own, and—
  There be my complete reality,
  There expressing all He is to me,
  Living in my heart abundantly
    As my Person real.
By this Person being formed in me,
I’ll a member of His Body be,
No more acting individually,
  But with the saints.
More and more our Person He must be;
That our natural personality
Be eliminated thoroughly
  Till Christ is all.
  Only Christ, our Person, must remain;
  From our aims, our goals we must refrain,
  Till the church be only Christ Himself
  Built up as the one new man,
  Thus fulfilling God’s great plan of—
  Mingling fully with the human race
  To obtain a proper dwelling place,
  ’Stablishing His kingdom’s rule and grace;
    Over all the earth.
  Not Himself just individually,
But the church together corporately,
Taking Christ as all in all, to be
    The full-grown, perfect man.
C. Taylor

Forth Worth, Texas, United States

My new Person in my spirit dwells! Praise the Lord!

Maeriehl Roxas

Pagbilao, Quezon, Philippines

Now in nothing shall he be applied;

Colossians 3:5a Put to death therefore your members which are on the earth

He's dead to me.

Galatians 5:24 But they who are of Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and its lust.

footnote «have» [... ] The crucifixion of our old man and the “I” is a fact accomplished by Christ on the cross, whereas the crucifying of our flesh with its passions and its lusts is our practical experience of the fact. This practical experience must be carried out through the Spirit by our executing of the crucifixion that Christ accomplished. This is to put to death by the Spirit the practices of our lustful body with its evil members (Rom. 8:13b; Col. 3:5).

We have to tell the old man, “I am not your house for you to live in. I am your tomb for you to be buried in. ” (The Experience and Growth in Life, Chapter 16, Section 2)

Johnny Guyo

Lucena City, Philippines

Our natural person need to be fully eliminated untill His person will remain.

Refrain from our own aims and goals for Christ to fully gain the church as the one new man.


Accra, GA, Ghana

praise the Lord!!!

Spencery Mukabi

Nakuru, Nakuru East, Imperial, Kenya

I love this song because it makes me know that I aim at the spirit always, not the body.


Toronto, ON, Canada

I love this song. We sang it at the conference.


We need to put off the old man and put on the new man. 🙂


Fort Myers, Florida, United States



The Church In Kampala, Uganda

Thanks to the saints for these new words to an old Hymn.

Hannah Shapiro

Eureka, CA

I really enjoyed this song!

Piano Hymns