For you as well as me

Great things the Lord has done for me

Author: John Henry Sammis
Tune: [Great things the Lord has done for me]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Great things the Lord has done for me,
For His redeeming love
Is deeper than the deepest sea,
And wide as heav’n above.

Yes, deeper, wider than the sea,
The fountain of His love must be;
A fountain flowing full and free,
It flows for you as well as me.

2 He left His throne, His life He gave,
He suffered all my pains;
For me arising from the grave
He lives, and ever reigns. [Refrain]

3 My heavy load He bore away;
He heard my humble prayer;
He turned my darkness into day,
And saved me from despair. [Refrain]

4 He sent the Holy One to be
My Comforter and Guest,
To show the things of Christ to me,
And lead me into rest. [Refrain]

Source: The Voice of Thanksgiving #82

Author: John Henry Sammis

John H. Sammis was born in Brooklyn. He moved to Logansport, Indiana when ye was 22, where he was converted to Christianity. He was active in the Y.M.C.A., serving as secretary for the Terre Haute Association and later becoming State Secretary. After this, he studied at Lane and McCormack seminaries and was ordained in the Presbyterian church at Glidden, Iowa. He also pastored churches in Indianapolis, Grand Haven, MI, Red Wing and St. Paul, Minn. In 1909 he became associated with the Los Angeles Bible Institute. He wrote more that 100 hymns. 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: Great things the Lord has done for me
Title: For you as well as me
Author: John Henry Sammis
Refrain First Line: Yes, deeper, wider than the sea
Copyright: Public Domain



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