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Can You Do Without Him?

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1 Can you do without the Saviour,
Tend’rer far than human friend?
When this poor, weak frame with anguish
Direst pain and sorrow rend?

Can you, can you do without him?
Shall you not his pity need?
Trembling sinner, can you, can you
Do without this Friend indeed?

2 Can you do without the Saviour
When the last loud trump shall sound?
When th’entombed millions gather,
And the judgment seat surround? [Refrain]

3 Can you do without the Saviour,
With the elements aflame?
When the voice of God like thunder
Shall in wrath pronounce your name? [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #101

Author: Anzentia Igene Perry Chapman

Anzentia Igene (Angie) Perry Chapman, 1849-1889. Born near Lansing, MI, Angie was the wife of Free Methodist minister, Edwin W. Chapman. They had three children. She helped on his evangelism tours and rural preaching circuits. They worked in Sparta, MI, and helped found the first Free Methodist church in Grand Rapids, MI. She also wrote hymn lyrics. In 1888 they followed an evangelistic tour of Kansas, and them moved to Isabella County, MI. She died in Mt. Pleasant, MI. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Can you do without the Savior
Title: Can You Do Without Him?
Author: Anzentia Igene Perry Chapman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Can you, can you do without Him?
Copyright: Public Domain



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Melodious Sonnets #101

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Temple Trio #283

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The Royal Fountain No. 4 #41

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Words of Life #103

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