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9360. Our Best Friend

1 Jesus is a loving Savior,
He will peace and pardon give;
If you long for free salvation,
Only look to Him and live.

He will save you, He will save you,
Save you by His love and power;
He is waiting to receive you,
He is willing, doubt no more.

2 Earthly friends may oft forsake you,
In your time of greatest need,
But there’s One who’ll never leave you,
One who is a friend indeed. [Refrain]

3 When your path seems dark and dreary,
And your lot so hard to bear,
Only trust your loving Savior;
He will every burden share. [Refrain]

4 When our warfare here is ended,
When we reach that peaceful shore,
Then we’ll praise our dear Redeemer,
Praise Him there forevermore. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Jesus is a loving Savior
Title: Our Best Friend
Author: J. L. Remsen
Refrain First Line: He will save you, He will save you
Meter: 87.87 D
Language: English
Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4, by John R. Sweney, Henry Gilmour, and J. Howard Entwisle (Philadelphia: John J. Hood, 1897)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: MALI
Composer: J. L. Remsen (1897)
Meter: 87.87 D
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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