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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Because he loved me so

For me, he left the realms of light

Author: Georgia T. Snead
Tune: [For me He left the realms of light]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 For me He left the realms of light,
And wandered thro’ earth’s dreary night;
He tasted ev’ry bitter woe,
And all because He loved me so.

Refrain:
He loved me so! He loved me so!
My Saviour loved me so!
My heart, my life to Him I owe,
Because He loved me so.

2 From heav’n to earth for me He came,
For me He bore the scorn and shame;
For me He suffer’d here below,
And all because He loved me so. [Refrain]

3 O blessed Saviour, take my heart,
And let me ne’er from Thee depart;
My life, my all to Thee I owe,
For Thou, O Christ, hath loved me so. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #27

Author: Georgia T. Snead

Georgia Tillman Snead was orn in Virginia. She wrote several volumes of prose and a book of poems. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: For me, he left the realms of light
Title: Because he loved me so
Author: Georgia T. Snead
Refrain First Line: He loved me so

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Magnificat #19

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New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #27

Praise and Service Songs for Sunday Schools #d43

Praise and Service Songs for Sunday Schools #d44

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