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I Love My Precious Savior

I love my precious Savior, For He has died for me

Author: Sanford Fillmore Bennett
Tune: [I love my precious Savior] (Tibbils)
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I love my precious Savior,
For He has died for me,
My every sin atoning,
Upon Mount Calvary.

Refrain:
I love my precious Savior,
I love my precious Savior,
I love my precious Savior,
For He has died for me.

2 I love my precious Savior,
His love for me is true,
And falls about my pathway,
As falls the gentle dew. [Refrain]

3 I love my precious Savior,
For He, when here below,
Took in His arms the children,
His blessing to bestow. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13082

Author: Sanford Fillmore Bennett

Sanford Fillmore Bennett was born in Eden, New York, 21 June 1836. He and his parents moved to Plainfield, Illinois when he was two years old. He worked on the farm and attended district school during the winter. He was a voracious reader. At sixteen he entered Waukegon Academy. Two years later he began teaching at Wauconda. In 1858 he entered the University of Michigan, Afterward he had charge of the schools in Richmond, Illinois. Two years later he resigned and became Associate Editor of the Independent at Elkhorn, Wisconsin. In 1864 he enlisted in the Wisconsin Volunteers and served as Second Lieutenant. After the war he returned to Elkhorn and opened a drug store and began the study of medicine. He graduated from Rush Medical College in… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I love my precious Savior, For He has died for me
Title: I Love My Precious Savior
Author: Sanford Fillmore Bennett
Meter: 7.6.7.6.7.7.7.6
Source: The Signet Ring by Joseph P. Webster (Chicago: Lyon & Healy, 1868)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I love my precious Savior
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #13082
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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