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A Wonderful Savior

O have you not heard of a Savior who came

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [O have you not heard of a Savior who came]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O, have you been told of the Saviour who came
To die for poor sinners like me?
And have you been told of His wonderful name,
And all that this Saviour will be?
His name is called Jesus, He saves us from sin,
His love is far-reaching and true,
He died on the cross my salvation to win,
And He is the Saviour for you.

Refrain:
O come to the Saviour,
This Friend everlasting and true,
A wonderful, wonderful Saviour for me,
And a wonderful Saviour for you.

2 The soul that is hungry He fills with good things,
The thirsty are ever supplied;
The sorrowing spirit triumphantly sings,
When Jesus is Shepherd and guide,
O, soul, have you taken the Saviour so dear,
Who longeth your heart to renew?
Today He is bringing salvation so near,
And He is the Saviour for you. [Refrain]

3 Dear soul, you are fainting with famine, with strife,
O, come to Him just as you are!
And ask for the bread and the water of life,
And peace that no trial can mar,
In penitence down at His feet will you fall?
Far more than you ask will He do.
A wonderful Saviour is Jesus for all,
And He is the Saviour for you. [Refrain]

Source: The Chorus of Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Meetings, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and All the Social Services of the Church #82

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O have you not heard of a Savior who came
Title: A Wonderful Savior
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Refrain First Line: O come to this wonderful Savior today

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Christian Gospel Hymns #108

Epworth Praises #d146

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Gospel Hosannas #149

Hymns of Victory, Parts 1 and 2 #d179

Ministry of Song #d83

Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d235

Praise and Service #d135

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The Chorus of Praise #82

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The Victory #136

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