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The Savior Precious

I have found the Savior precious, And I love him more and more

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [I have found the Savior precious] (Sweney)
Published in 13 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I have found the Savior precious,
And I love Him more and more;
He has rolled away my burden,
And my mourning days are o’er;
I have found the Savior precious,
And I find Him precious still;
All my life is consecrated
To His service and His will.

I have taken up the cross,
And will never lay it down
Till I see His face in glory,
And receive a starry crown.

2 I have found the Savior precious,
And, wherever I may go,
I will bear the royal standard,
And its colors I will show;
I am ready, if He calls me,
In the battle front to stand;
I am ready—yes, and waiting—
To fulfill my Lord’s command. [Refrain]

3 I have found the Savior precious;
Hallelujah! praise His name!
To a mansion in His kingdom
Thro’ His grace the right I claim.
I have found the savior precious;
He has prov’d my dearest Friend;
And my faith can trust His promise
Of protection to the end. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Faith and Hope #59

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. 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: I have found the Savior precious, And I love him more and more
Title: The Savior Precious
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I have taken up the cross
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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Crowning Glory No. 2 #18

Melodies of Salvation #d64

Melodies of Salvation #d88

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Melodies of Salvation #172

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Redemption songs #29

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Sacred Trio #29

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Showers of Blessing #29

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Songs of Faith and Hope #59

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d142

The Epworth Hymnal No. 3 #d85

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The Finest of the Wheat #92

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The Sacred Trio #29

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Words of Life #45

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