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Christ our friend

Even in sorrow, Christ is our friend

Author: Amelia Clement
Tune: [Even in sorrow Christ is our friend] (Kissinger)
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Even in sorrow Christ is our friend;
Even in danger He will defend;
Kindly our pathway He will attend,
If at His footstool we humbly bend.

Come to the Savior, oh, sinner, come,
Cling to Him closely, nor longer roam;
He’ll guide you safely to rest and home;
Do not reject Him: Come, sinner, come.

2 We are most happy if we endure
For by our chastening we shall be pure;
Sin may not harm, or Satan allure,
If in His love we abide secure. [Refrain]

3 He is the light, the truth, and the way,
Trusting in Him we can never stray;
Heed now His call to come and obey,
Your night of sorrow shall change today. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9948

Author: Amelia Clement

Late 19th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Even in sorrow, Christ is our friend
Title: Christ our friend
Author: Amelia Clement
Refrain First Line: Come to the Savior



The Cyber Hymnal #9948
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)