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How Can I Help but Love Him?

Down from his splendor in glory he came

Author: Elton Menno Roth
Tune: [Down from His splendor in glory He came]
Published in 25 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Down from His splendor in glory He came
Into a world of woe,
Took on Himself all my guilt and my shame–
Why should He love me so?

How can I help but love Him
When He loved me so?
How can I help but love Him
When He loved me so?

2 I am unworthy to take of His grace,
Wonderful grace so free;
Yet Jesus suffered and died in my place,
E'en for a soul like me. [Refrain]

3 He is the fairest of thousands to me,
His love is sweet and true;
Wonderful beauty in Him I now see,
More than I ever knew. [Refrain]

Source: His Fullness Songs #175

Author: Elton Menno Roth

Roth attended the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Bible School and the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. He worked with traveling evangelist tours, and was a music teacher at the Alliance Bible schools in St. Paul, Minnesota, and New York City; the Bible Institute, Los Angeles, California; Baptist Theological College; and City College of Los Angeles. His Ecclesia Choir toured throughout America in 1931. He wrote over 100 hymns, and a number of anthems. --© Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >



The Cyber Hymnal #2494
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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymns of the Christian Life #186


The Cyber Hymnal #2494

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #406

Include 22 pre-1979 instances
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