I know not why my Savior

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1 I know not why my Saviour
Has done so much for me;
I know not why his favor
Has come so constantly;
But this I know, I love him
And trust him day by day,
And cast my care upon him,
And watch and praise and pray.

2 I know not why my Saviour
Should leave a glorious throne,
To bleed and die on Calv'ry,
For sinners to atone;
But this I know, 'tis certain,
He fully ransomed me,
And in that truth believing,
I feel that I am free.

3 I know not why he bids me
Breathe forth my wants in prayer,
While day by day he sees me,
And knows my ev'ry care;
But this I know, while praying
And trusting in his word,
My soul, refreshed, and strengthened,
Rests sweetly on the Lord.

4 I know not where he leads me,
And yet I follow still;
I know not why he needs me
My vineyard place to fill;
But this I know, at duty,
In prayer or holy song,
My heart keeps overflowing
With rapture all day long!

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1238

Author: Grace E. Lovelight

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First Line: I know not why my Savior
Author: Grace E. Lovelight
Copyright: Public Domain

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