531. Savior, Blessed Savior

1 Saviour, blessed Saviour,
Listen while we sing;
Hearts and voices raising
Praises to our King:
All we have we offer,
All we hope to be,
Body, soul, and spirit,
All we yield to thee.

2 Nearer, ever nearer,
Christ we draw to thee,
Deep in adoration
Bending low the knee;
Thou for our redemption
Cam'st on earth to die;
Thou, that we might follow,
Hast gone up on high.

3 Great and ever greater,
Are thy mercies here;
True and everlasting
Are the glories there,
Where no pain nor sorrow,
Fear nor care, is known,
Where the angel legions
Circle round thy throne.

4 Higher then, and higher,
Bear the ransomed soul,
Earthly toils forgotten--
Saviour, to its goal;
Where, in joys unthought of,
Saints with angels sing,
Never weary, raising
Praises to their King.

Text Information
First Line: Savior, blessed Savior
Title: Savior, Blessed Savior
Author: Godfrey Thring (1862, 1882; Alt. 1961)
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: Romans 13:11; Philippians 3:14; Philippians 3
Topic: The Way of Salvation: Sanctification; Christ: Exaltation of; Heaven: Anticipated (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Frances R. Havergal (1871)
Key: G Major

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