If You But Knew

If you but knew the love so true

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [If you but knew the love so true]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 If you but knew the love so true
Of Jesus who has died for you,
You’d come on bended knee and sue
For pard’ning grace,—if you but knew.

If you but knew, if you but knew
The boundless love he has for you,
You’d love him, trust him, serve him, too, —
If you but knew, if you but knew.

2 If you but knew how free his grace,
How strong and tender his embrace,
You’d give the love that is his due,—
If you but new, if you but knew. [Refrain]

3 If you but knew the sweet relief
He gives his people in their grief,
And how their strength he will renew,
You’d trust in him—if you but knew. [Refrain]

4 If you but new the holy might
That put Satanic foes to flight,
How with his pow’r he will endue,
You’d come to him, —if you but knew. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #38

Author: William C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If you but knew the love so true
Title: If You But Knew
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: If you but knew, if you but knew



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