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Greater each day

I loved him that day when in bondage complete

Author: Mattie B. Shannon
Tune: [I loved Him that day when in bondage complete]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I loved Him that day when in bondage complete,
I asked for forgiveness and knelt at His feet;
When soft as a bell-note that sounds as from heav’n,
I heard Him say sweetly, “Thy sins are forgiv’n.”

But greater each day is the love of my Savior:
Rich are the blessings that crowd all my way!
I love His forgiveness, His rest and His comfort,
And find I am loving Him more every day!

2 I love Him that day when each throb of my breast
Seemed freighted with anguish and earth held no rest;
As balm to my soul came His promise so free:
I heard Him say gently, “O come unto Me.” [Refrain]

3 I love Him that day when the tempter, apart,
In sweetest persuasion was trying his art;
‘Twas strength from my Savior brought vict’ry to me:
I heard Him say softly, “Lo, I am with thee.” [Refrain]

Source: Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs for church, Sunday Schools and evangelistic services #7

Author: Mattie B. Shannon

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Text Information

First Line: I loved him that day when in bondage complete
Title: Greater each day
Author: Mattie B. Shannon
Refrain First Line: But greater each day is the love of my Savior