He saves me now

Jesus saves me, blest assurance

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Jesus saves me; blest assurance]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Jesus saves me; blest assurance,
Whispering within;
Oh, the precious “blood of sprinkling,”
Cleansing from all sin.

Refrain:
Jesus saves me, praise his name forever!
Jesus saves me, saves me even now;
Jesus saves me; his shall be the glory;
Hallelujah! he saves me now.

2 Jesus keeps me; ever watchful
Lest my feet should stray;
Safe upholding while I follow
In the narrow way. [Refrain]

3 Jesus guides me, and his presence
Cheering help bestows,
For he went this way before me,
Ev’ry step he knows. [Refrain]

4 Jesus saves me, keeps me, guides me;
Glory to his name!
Oh, this wonderful salvation,
Kindling love’s pure flame! [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #105

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus saves me, blest assurance
Title: He saves me now
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

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