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The wonderful Savior

I've found a Friend, the best of all

Author: D. C. Carson
Tune: [I've found a friend the best of all]
Published in 16 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’ve found a friend, the best of all,
Jesus, the wonderful Savior!
He heard my weak but earnest call,
Jesus, the wonderful Savior!
When lost in sin He heard my cry,
To earth He came for me to die;
And now He’s reigning up on high,
Is this wonderful, wonderful Savior!

Refrain:
Wonderful, wonderful Savior!
Wonderful, wonderful Savior!
Of Him I’ll sing, and ever will cling,
To this wonderful, wonderful Savior!

2 With outcast sinners He did eat,
Jesus, the wonderful Savior!
And washed His own disciples’ feet,
Jesus, the wonderful Savior!
Tho’ without sin, for us He died,
On Calv’ry’s cross was crucified;
Buried, arose, and glorified,
Was this wonderful, wonderful Savior! [Refrain]

3 For us He suffered want and shame,
Jesus, the wonderful Savior!
We’re saved thro’ faith in His dear name,
Jesus, the wonderful Savior!
No other name for sinners giv’n,
No other name in earth or Heav’n;
But all must come, who’d be forgiv’n,
To this wonderful, wonderful Savior! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10682

Author: D. C. Carson

Late 19th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I've found a Friend, the best of all
Title: The wonderful Savior
Author: D. C. Carson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Wonderful, wonderful Savior

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10682
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #10682

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