Jesus died for me

I love to sing of that great Power That made the earth and sea

Author: Samuel Alman
Tune: EVAN (Havergal)
Published in 17 hymnals

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1. I love to sing of that great Power
That made the earth and sea;
But better still, I love the song
Of Jesus died for me.

2. I love to sing of shrub and flower,
Of field and plant and tree;
But sweeter note for ever is,
That Jesus died for me.

3. I love to think of angels’ songs,
From sin and sorrow free;
But angels cannot strike their notes
To Jesus died for me.

4. I love to speak of God, of Heaven,
And all its purity;
God is my Father, Heaven my home,
For Jesus died for me.

5. And when I reach that happy place,
From all temptation free,
I’ll tune my ever rapturous notes
With Jesus died for me.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2906

Author: Samuel Alman

Samuel Alman was born February 6, 1844 in Wales. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1854 as an apprentice and served until 1868. He was at the Washington Navy Yard when Lincoln was shot and was one of the few men who knew of the final disposition of J. Wilkes Booth's body, but he was sworn to secrecy. At one time he was commander-in-chief of the National Association of Naval Veterans, holding the title of Admiral. He was also chaplain of the G.A.R. and the Farragut Association of Naval Veterans. After two years of service with the United States Government, he resigned and became an evangelist, taking charge of the mission that later became Emmanuel Baptist Church in Manhattan. He was ordained in the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church in 1871… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I love to sing of that great Power That made the earth and sea
Title: Jesus died for me
Author: Samuel Alman
Refrain First Line: He died for you and me
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

EVAN (Havergal)

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list.

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