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639. Love Lifted Me

1 I was sinking deep in sin, far from the peaceful shore,
Very deeply stained within, sinking to rise no more,
But the Master of the sea heard my despairing cry,
From the waters lifted me, now safe am I.

Refrain:
Love lifted me!
Love lifted me!
When nothing else could help,
Love lifted me!

2 All my heart to Him I give, ever to Him I’ll cling,
In His blessed presence live, ever His praises sing,
Love so mighty and so true, merits my soul’s best songs,
Faithful, loving service, too, to Him belongs. [Refrain]

3 Souls in danger, look above, Jesus completely saves,
He will lift you by His love, out of the angry waves.
He’s the Master of the sea, billows His will obey,
He your Savior wants to be, be saved today. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: I was sinking deep in sin, far from the peaceful shore
Title: Love Lifted Me
Author: James Rowe (1912)
Meter: 13.13.13.11.4.4.6.4
Scripture: Matthew 14:29-31
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Love_Lifted_Me); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (506)
Refrain First Line: Love lifted me!
Tune Information
Name: [I was sinking deep in sin, far from the peaceful shore]
Composer: Howard E. Smith
Meter: 13.13.13.11.4.4.6.4
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Love_Lifted_Me); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (506)



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