I love my Savior, his heart is good

I love my Savior, his heart is good

Author: Elwood H. Stokes
Tune: [Jesus I love, for his heart is good]
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I love my Saviour, his heart is good,
He has loved me o’er and o’er;
He sought me wand’ring, I’m saved by his blood,
And I love him more and more.

Refrain:
Jesus is good to me,
Jesus is good to me;
So good! so good!
Jesus is good to my soul.

2 He calls, I rise, and he maketh me whole,—
How fond his tender embrace!
He cleanseth and keeps me and blesses my soul—
My day the smile of his face. [Refrain]

3 I want to love him with all my heart,
Tho’ all its powers are small;
I will not keep from him any part,
For he is worthy of all. [Refrain]

4 He’s good to me in my sorrow’s night,
He’s good in the tempest’s roll;
He bringeth from darkness into light,—
With joy he filleth my soul. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #145

Author: Elwood H. Stokes

He was president of the Ocean Grove Campmeeting Association. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I love my Savior, his heart is good
Author: Elwood H. Stokes
Refrain First Line: Jesus is good to me

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d149

Gospel Tent Hymns #d90

Heart Melodies: Selected Hymns for Use in Evangelistic . . . 2nd ed. #d32

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Melodious Sonnets #1

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Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #89

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Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #455

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Showers of Blessing #145

Songs of Love and Praise #d64

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 5: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #241

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Songs of Redeeming Love (No. 2) #42

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Temple Songs (Seaside ed.) #4

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Temple Themes and Sacred Songs #s4

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Temple Trio: comprising "On Joyful Wing", "Melodious Sonnets" and "Precious Hymns" #183

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The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #455

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