I Know Thee, Savior

I know Thee, Savior! God Thou art

Author: Charles Wesley (cento)
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 I know Thee Savior! God Thou art,
Jesus, the feeble sinner's Friennd;
Lord, do not now from me depart,
But stay, and love me to the end.
The mercies never shall revmoe;
Thy nature and Thy name is Love.

2 'Tis Love! 'Tis Love! Thou diedst for me,
By grace Thou livest in my heart;
The morning breaks, the shadows flee,
Pure universal love Thou art.
To me, to all, Thy mercies move,
Thy nature and Thy name is Love.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #307

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: I know Thee, Savior! God Thou art
Title: I Know Thee, Savior
Author: Charles Wesley (cento)
Language: English