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478. I've Found a Friend

1 I’ve found a Friend, O such a Friend!
He loved me ere I knew Him;
He drew me with the cords of love,
And thus He bound me to Him.
And round my heart still closely twine
Those ties which naught can sever,
For I am His and He is mine,
Forever and forever.

2 I’ve found a Friend, O such a Friend!
He bled, He died to save me;
And not alone the gift of life,
But His own self He gave me.
Naught that I have mine own I call,
I’ll hold it for the Giver;
My heart, my strength, my life, my all
Are His, and His forever.

3 I’ve found a Friend, O such a Friend!
So kind and true and tender,
So wise a Counsellor and Guide,
So mighty a Defender!
From Him who loves me now so well
What pow'r my soul can sever?
Shall life or death, or earth or hell?
No! I am His forever.

Text Information
First Line: I've found a Friend, O such a Friend!
Title: I've Found a Friend
Author: James G. Small
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Adoration
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [I've found a Friend, O such a Friend!]
Composer: George C. Stebbins
Key: G Major



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