657. Beautiful Savior

1 Beautiful Savior,
King of Creation,
Son of God and Son of Man!
Truly I'd love Thee,
Truly I'd serve thee,
Light of my soul, my Joy, my Crown.

2 Fair are the meadows,
Fair are the woodlands,
Robed in flow'rs of blooming spring;
Jesus is fairer,
Jesus is purer;
He makes our sorr'wing spirit sing.

3 Fair is the sunshine,
Fair is the moonlight,
Bright the sparkling stars on high;
Jesus shines brighter,
Jesus shines purer
Than all the angels in the sky.

4 Beautiful Savior,
Lord of the nations,
Son of God and Son of Man!
Glory and honor,
Praise, adoration,
Now and forevermore be Thine!

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Beautiful Savior, King of Creation
Title: Beautiful Savior
German Title: Schönster Herr Jesu
Author: Unknown (1677)
Translator: Joseph A. Seiss (1873)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Scripture:
Topic: Carols and Spiritual Songs
Tune Information
Name: SCHÖNSTER HERR JESU
Meter: 5.5.7.5.5.8.
Key: F Major
Source: "Schlesische Volkslieder," Leipzig, 1842



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