Love so abundant

Jesus, the Savior, dying on Calvary

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Tune: [Jesus the Savior, dying on Calvary]
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 Jesus the Savior, dying on Calv’ry,
Purchased my pardon, setting me free.
Love so abundant, should I not serve Him,
When He so gladly suffered for me?

Lord, I am Thine, Savior divine,
O what a joy
Just to know, Thou art mine.

2 O what a Savior, tender and loving,
Guarding my footsteps lest I should stray;
Love so abundant, leading me ever,
Out of the darkness into the day. [Refrain]

3 Constant companion, leaving me never,
Bidding me follow close by Thy side;
He is my refuge, safely I shelter,
Knowing He loves me, whate’er betide. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11348

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar

Grant Colfax Tullar was born August 5, 1869, in Bolton, Connecticut. He was named after the American President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. After the American Civil War, his father was disabled and unable to work, having been wounded in the Battle of Antietam. Tullar's mother died when he was just two years old so Grant had no settled home life until he became an adult. Yet from a life of sorrow and hardship he went on to bring joy to millions of Americans with his songs and poetry. As a child, he received virtually no education or religious training. He worked in a woolen mill and as a shoe clerk. The last Methodist camp meeting in Bolton was in 1847. Tullar became a Methodist at age 19 at a camp meeting near Wat… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, the Savior, dying on Calvary
Title: Love so abundant
Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Refrain First Line: Lord, I am thine



The Cyber Hymnal #11348
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