He is sweeter every day

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1 O how deep is the love of my Savior for me,
And how great His compassionate grace!
And a truer devotion than His cannot be,
Nor a vision so fair as His face.

He was precious to me when I first knew His grace,
And my sins were all taken away;
But the years help me more of His goodness to trace—
He is sweeter to me ev’ry day.

2 When I saw Him afar I was filled with delight,
For His beauty was charming to me;
But each day other graces appear to my sight,
And each moment more graces I see. [Refrain]

3 There are days when the clouds overshadow my soul,
But His face thro’ the darkness appears;
And the billows of sorrow at times o’er me roll,
But His love can be seen thro’ my tears. [Refrain]

Source: Williston Hymns #45

Author: William C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

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First Line: O how deep is the love
Title: He is sweeter every day
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: He was precious to me


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Rodeheaver's Sunday School Songs #d147

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Williston Hymns #45

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