I have heard of a wonderful Savior

I have heard of a wonderful Savior

Author: George W. Cooke
Tune: [I have heard of a wonderful Savior]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 I have heard of a wonderful Savior,
Who died upon Calvary;
And how souls now despairing in darkness,
Might the light of His glory see.

Wonderful love,
Wonderful love,
He saves my soul by pow’r divine;
He fills my life with peace sublime;
Wonderful love,
Oh, wonderful love.

2 Oh, the wonderful love of the Savior,
His goodness let us proclaim;
How He loves, saves and keeps those forever
Who trust in His matchless name. [Refrain]

3 Listen now to the voice of the Savior,
When pressed with earth’s toil and care;
He will speak words of warning and counsel,
When you go to the Lord in prayer. [Refrain]

4 When you’ve given your life to the Savior,
And He is your King of kings,
He will keep you from sin and all danger,
And will shadow you ‘neath His wings. [Refrain]

Source: Glad Tidings in Song #148

Author: George W. Cooke

George William Cooke was born in Yorkshire, England in 1884 and died in Jamestown, New York in 1951. He was the author of "Joy in My Heart" which was copyrighted in 1926 (but not renewed). At that time he was living in Wilmington, Delaware. He was a minister and associated with a group called Gospel Crusaders which was associated with the Methodist Church. He ran the Delmarva Camp, a Methodist camp that held gospel meetings and revivals. He was later minister of Methodist churches in Buffalo and Rochester New York. Dianne Shapiro from research done by Richard L. Green Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I have heard of a wonderful Savior
Author: George W. Cooke
Refrain First Line: Wonderful love
Copyright: Public Domain



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