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I will live for my Redeemer

I will live for my Redeemer

Author: Henry B. Hartzler
Tune: [I will live for my Redeemer]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I will live for my Redeemer—
Once He lived on earth for me;
And He lives for me in glory,
Pleased my faithful toil to see.

I will trust my dear Redeemer;
I will love Him more and more;
I will follow till I meet Him
On yon fair, eternal shore.

2 I will walk with my Redeemer,
With Him bear and suffer pain;
That I may receive the promise:
With Him on His throne to reign. [Refrain]

3 I will work for my Redeemer—
Once He toiled on earth for me;
And for Him in faithful labor,
Day by day I long to be. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12097

Author: Henry B. Hartzler

Hartzler, Henry Burns. (York County, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1840--1920). Evangelical. Licensed 1869, pastor Trinity Church, York Penn., in 1873-1874; editor of The Messenger in 1870s and 1880s; taught Bible in Mt. Hermon school, Northfield, Massachusetts. Was associated with D.L. Moody. Went with the United Evangelical CHurch in the schism, was editor of its Evangel 1894-1902. Editor of and hymn-contributor to Evangelischer Gesangbuch and Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church. Bishop of that denomination 1902-1910. Most famous hymn was "Go and seek the lost and dying." --Ellen Jane Lorenz, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I will live for my Redeemer
Author: Henry B. Hartzler
Refrain First Line: I will trust my dear Redeemer



The Cyber Hymnal #12097
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #12097

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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