A Savior of love

How grateful the praises we offer today

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Tune: [How grateful the praises we offer today] (Ackley)
Published in 7 hymnals

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1 How grateful the praises we offer today,
To Christ the Redeemer we prove;
Our sins, tho' as scarlet, are taken away,
For He is a Savior of Love. (a Savior of Love.)

Chorus:
For He is a Savior of Love (a Savior of Love)
A wonderful Savior of Love (a Savior of Love;
O come and partake of His mercy to-day,
For He is a Savior of Love. (a Savior of Love.)

2 What patience to lift us again and again,
Tho' often we stumble and fall;
With strength for our weakness, and solace for pain,
His grace is sufficient for all. (a Savior of Love.) [Chorus]

3 O Giver of faith that increases our sight,
O Rock that shall never remove,
The entrance abundant to Glory and Light;
For He is a Savior of Love (a Savior of Love.) [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #31

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon

Ogdon, Ina Duley. (Rossville, Illinois, 1872--May 18, 1964, Toledo, Ohio). Disciples of Christ. Granddaughter of a Methodist minister, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Duley. Married James Ogdon. She wrote: "My father went with my mother to her church after his marriage to her, so I was brought up in the church of the Disciples of Christ." She wrote over three thousand hymns, anthems, cantatas, and miscellaneous verse. Her hymns include "Brighten the corner where you are," 1912; "Carry your cross with a smile," 1916; "My Lord abides;" "When you know Jesus too;" "Tell Jesus;" "Lighten the burden for someone;" "I have been saved," Her first hymn was "Open wide the window." Composer Charles Gabriel wrote, "Loved by thousands who… Go to person page >

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First Line: How grateful the praises we offer today
Title: A Savior of love
Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Refrain First Line: For he is a Savior of love

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The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #31

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Crowns #d48
Eternal Praise for the Church and Sunday School #58Page Scan
Make Christ King: combined: a selection of high class gospel hymns for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #40Page Scan
Songs of Salvation and Service. #d76
The Herald #d54
The New Make Christ King #d66
The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #31TextScoreAudioPage Scan
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