Glorious Redeemer is the Savior of mankind

Glorious Redeemer is the Savior of mankind

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [Glorious Redeemer, wonderful Redeemer]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Glorious Redeemer, wonderful Redeemer,
Jesus is a mighty Saviour!

1 A glorious Redeemer is the Saviour of mankind!
Mighty to deliver, He the straying ones can find.
Boundless is His mercy, fathomless His tender love,
That hath brought salvation, unto ev’ry nation,—
Jesus is a glorious Redeemer.

Refrain:
Sing forevermore of boundless, endless love divine,
O sing it! That hath made the light of grace upon our path to shine!
Jesus is a glorious Redeemer, praise His name!
Praise Him ev’ry nation throughout all creation, —
Jesus is a glorious Redeemer.

2 A glorious Redeemer is the blessed Son of God!
He alone the winepress of the wrath of God hath trod;
Victor over Satan and the power of the grave.
He forever liveth and salvation giveth, —
Jesus is a glorious Redeemer. [Refrain]

3 A glorious Redeemer is the Christ of Calvary!
Breaking ev’ry fetter, setting hopeless captives free.
Unto Him the nations of the earth shall bend the knee,
Ransomed hosts adore Him, angels bow before Him, —
Jesus is a glorious Redeemer. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #204

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

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First Line: Glorious Redeemer is the Savior of mankind
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: For evermore, for evermore, endless love divine

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