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47. I know that my Redeemer lives

1 I know that my Redeemer lives;
What comfort this sweet sentence gives!
He lives, He lives, who once was dead,
He lives, my ever-living Head.

2 He lives to bless me with His love,
He lives to plead for me above,
He lives my hungry soul to feed,
He lives to help in time of need.

3 He lives to grant me rich supply,
He lives to guide me with His eye,
He lives to comfort me when faint,
He lives to hear my soul's complaint.

4 He lives to silence all my fears,
He lives to wipe away my tears,
He lives to calm my troubled heart,
He lives all blessings to impart.

5 He lives, and grants me daily breath;
He lives, and I shall conquer death;
He lives my mansion to prepare,
He lives to bring me safely there.

6 He lives, all glory to His name!
He lives, my Jesus, still the same;
O sweet the joy this sentence gives:
I know that my Redeemer lives!

Text Information
First Line: I know that my Redeemer lives
Meter: L. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1898
Topic: TheChurch Year: Easter; Christ: Defender and Helper; Christ: Intercession of (1 more...)
Notes: C. Wesley, or S. Medley.
Tune Information
Name: NOW BEAMS THE SUN IN SPLENDOR BRIGHT
Composer: M. Vulpius (1609)
Meter: L. M.
Key: A♭ Major



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