In the shelter of the Savior's love

In the shelter of the Savior's love

Author: J. Howard Entwisle
Tune: [In the shelter of the Saviour's love]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the shelter of the Saviour’s love,
There my soul would evermore abide,
Thro’ the cleansing pow’r of Jesus’ blood
I’m safe, whatever may betide;
Tho’ I’ve wandered far away from God,
Tho’ my feet have trod the paths of sin,
Yet I know there’s pardon thro’ the blood,
For all who plunge the fount within.

In his love I will abide,
Safely sheltered by his side,
I am fully satisfied,
For I know thro’ his blood I’m redeemed.

2 ’Neath the shadow of his mighty wing
I am safe, tho’ waves of sorrow roll,
’Mid the tempest, I can sweetly sing,
For Jesus’ blood has saved my soul;
Tho’ the clouds oft gather in the sky,
Making dark the lonely way I go,
Yet I hear the promise of his word,
“Sufficient grace I will bestow.” [Refrain]

3 Blessed anchor of the trusting soul!
Thee I trust, my rock, my hope and guide,
Every raging storm thou dost control,
With thee, no evil can betide;
Oh, the greatness of thy boundless love!
Thou didst save, poor sinner though I be,
Thro’ the cleansing of thy precious blood
I’m saved to all eternity. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #32

Author: J. Howard Entwisle

Born: Circa 1865, Pennsylvania. Died: December 16, 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Entwisle was living in Chester, Pennsylvania, as of 1880. His works include: Songs of Love and Praise, No. 4, with John Sweney & Henry Gilmour (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1897) Songs of Love and Praise, No. 5, by John Sweney, Frank M. Davis (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1898) Bright Melodies, with John Sweney (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1899) Exalted Praise, with Powell Fithian (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: MacCalla & Company, 1901)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the shelter of the Savior's love
Author: J. Howard Entwisle
Refrain First Line: In his love I will abide


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