A wonderful Friend is my Savior and King

A wonderful Friend is my Savior and King

Author: R. E. Winsett
Tune: [A wonderful Friend is my Savior and King]
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Representative Text

1 A wonderful Friend is my Savior and King,
On whom I can ever depend;
If I should prove faithful, his Spirit will lead me,
And guide me to the end.

Refrain:
Praise him! praise him!
Praise the Creator of heav’n and earth;
Praise him! Praise him!
Praise him for the new birth;
Praise him! praise him!
Heaven and earth shall adore the King;
Glory, honor be to his holy name.

2 He ever doth hold me by his strong hand,
And keeps me from falling in sin;
His arms now enfold me, his love doth uphold me,
His Spirit now dwells within. [Refrain]

3 Some day we shall praise him in heaven above,
And songs of redemption will bring;
What glory forever, with friends we shall gather,
And ceaseless ages sing. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #68

Author: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

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First Line: A wonderful Friend is my Savior and King
Author: R. E. Winsett
Refrain First Line: Praise Him, praise Him, praise the Creator

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