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623. This Is Why I Love My Savior

1 Shall I tell you why I ceased from folly?
Why I turned away from sin?
’Twas because the love of my Redeemer
Fully won my heart to Him.

Refrain:
This is why I love my Savior,
Why I love to follow Him;
For He died my soul to ransom,
And He washed me from my sin.

2 Do you ask me why I seek no pleasure
In the things I once did love?
’Tis because I’ve tasted life’s pure river,
Flowing from the throne above. [Refrain]

3 Would you bid me give to all a reason
Of the hope I now possess?
It is Christ in me the hope of glory,
And His perfect holiness. [Refrain]

4 Though all men may look on me with wonder,
At the change that’s taken place;
I will walk the downward road no longer,
Bless the Lord for saving grace. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Shall I tell you why I ceased from folly?
Title: This Is Why I Love My Savior
Author: Daniel S. Warner (1893)
Meter: 10.7.10.7.8.7.8.7
Scripture: Titus 2:14
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/This_Is_Why_I_Love_My_Savior); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (286); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (208); The Gospel Tru
Refrain First Line: This is why I love my Savior
Tune Information
Name: [Shall I tell you why I ceased from folly?]
Composer: Barney E. Warren (1893)
Meter: 10.7.10.7.8.7.8.7
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/This_Is_Why_I_Love_My_Savior); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (286); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (208); The Gospel Tru



Media
MIDI file: This_Is_Why_I_Love_My_Savior.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/This_Is_Why_I_Love_My_Savior)




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