So far in 2022, 11 million people from 200-plus countries around the world have benefitted from the Hymnary website! Thank you to all who use Hymnary.org and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful. You can donate online at our secure giving site. Or, if you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. May the hope, love, joy and peace of Advent be yours this day and always.

I Have No Other Comfort

Representative Text

1 I have no other comfort
which life and death endures
than that I am my Savior's,
whose death my life secures.
To you with soul and body,
O Jesus, I belong;
you are my only Master
and my Redeemer strong.

2 Your blood is full atonement
for all my sin and guilt;
the cross is all my glory;
on you my faith is built.
And you, my great deliv'rer,
are my preserver too;
you guide all of my footsteps,
and lead me clearly through.

3 Whatever things betide me
must serve to save my soul;
the Father watches o'er me
to keep me safe and whole.
Yes, by the Holy Spirit
I fully am assured
that mine is life eternal
according to your Word.

4 And so you make me willing
with all my heart and mind
to live for you, my Savior,
so loving, true, and kind.
To you with soul and body,
O Jesus, I belong;
you are my only Master
and my Redeemer strong.

Source: Trinity Psalter Hymnal #480

Author: Alvin Grether

(no biographical information available about Alvin Grether.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I have no other comfort
Title: I Have No Other Comfort
Author: Alvin Grether (1937)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Source: Heidelberg Catechism, LD 1 (based on)
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Text

Rejoice in the Lord #477

TextPage Scan

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #480

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.