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Mighty to save us, and strong to deliver

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1 Mighty to save us and strong to deliver,
Jesus, the merciful Savior of men;
His is the pow’r and the glory forever;
Ring out the jubilant watchword again.

Mighty to save and strong to deliver,
Mighty to save, mighty to save;
Mighty to save and strong to deliver,
All who will come thro' His name;
O praise the Lord!

2 Mighty to save us, the poor and the lowly,
Bidding us trust in his wonderful love;
Seeking the lost, he, the High and the Holy,
Left his bright home in the kingdom above. [Chorus]

3 Mighty to save us, the weak and the straying,
Strong to deliver from evil and sin;
Over the vanquished his banner displaying,
Till, by his Spirit, the vict’ry we win. [Chorus]

4 Mighty to save us, O beautiful story!
Over the cross shines the crown of his grace;
Saved for sweet service, we’ll sing of his glory,
Kept by his pow’r till we see face to face. [Chorus]

Source: Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined: a winnowed collection for young people's societies, church prayer meetings, evangelistic services and Sunday schools #38

Author: Eliza 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 >

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First Line: Mighty to save us, and strong to deliver
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt



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Devotional Songs #162

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #38

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Sunday-School Praises #169

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