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Christ the Savior died for me

Christ the Savior died for me

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Christ the Savior died for me]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Christ the Saviour died for me,
His rich grace hath set me free;
Since His blood atonement made,
I will trust, and not be afraid.

Trusting, not afraid,
All my hope on Jesus staid,
Trusting, till I see
That bright home prepared for me.

2 Hosts of sin my soul alarm,
Leaning on my Saviour’s arm,
I need never be dismayed,
I will trust, and not be afraid. [Refrain]

3 When upon life’s sunny skies,
Heavy clouds of grief arise,
He will lead me thro’ the shade,
I will trust, and not be afraid. [Refrain]

4 When my work is ended here,
When to Jordan I draw near,
He will comfort, He will aid,
I will trust, and not be afraid. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #163

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ the Savior died for me
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Trusting, not afraid