Friend, you need the Savior

Friend, you need the Savior

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Friend, you need the Savior]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Friend, you need the Savior,
I can ne’er proclaim
All the pow’r and blessing
Of that precious name;
All the peace and comfort
It has bro’t to me,
Jesus bids me tell you
He will give to thee.

Yes, O yes, you need the Savior,
And His love each hour,
Love that knows no height nor depth
Of pardon and peace and pow’r.

2 Yes, you need the Savior
For thy wounds of sin,
And the healing water
Of His blood poured in:
Call and He will save you,
Ask and He will give
Life to every sinner,
And the pow’r to live. [Refrain]

3 At the final summons
We must all appear,
Each to face the record
He is forming here;
In that court of Justice
Naught can set you free
But the blood of Jesus,
Drawn from Calvary. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No.2 #207

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Friend, you need the Savior
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: Yes, O yes, you need the Savior



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Great Revival Hymns #64

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #207

Hymns for His Praise No. 2. Rev. ed. #d29

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Songs for Service #219

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