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Since I found my Savior

Life wears a different face to me

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [Life wears a different face to me] (Sweney)
Published in 61 hymnals

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1 Life wears a different face to me,
Since I found my Saviour;
Rich mercy at the cross I see,
My dying, living Saviour.

Golden sunbeams 'round me play,
Jesus turns my night to day,
Heaven seems not far away,
Since I found my Saviour.

2 He sought me in His wondrous love,
So I found my Saviour,
He bro't salvation from above,
My dear, almighty Saviour. [Chorus]

3 The passing clouds may intervene,
Since I found my Saviour,
But He is with me--tho' unseen,
My ever present Saviour. [Chorus]

4 A strong hand kindly holds my own,
Since I found my Saviour,
It leads me onward to the throne,
O there I'll see my Saviour. [Chorus]

Source: Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #242

Author: E. E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Life wears a different face to me
Title: Since I found my Savior
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Golden sunbeams round me play



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