Our Loving Hearts, O Savior Dear

Our loving hearts, O Savior, dear

Author: George W. Crofts
Tune: VISION (Doane)
Published in 1 hymnal

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Full Text

1 Our loving hearts, O Savior, dear,
We bring Thee on this Christmas morn,
And close to Thee would now draw near
And bless the day when thou wast born.

Refrain:
Oh, smile, dear Savior, on us now
As at Thy feet we humbly bow!

2 Our songs, our sweetest songs, to Thee
O King of Kings, we now would raise,
And fill the air with melody
And hymn Thy ever glorious praise. [Refrain]

3 Our lives we now would yield to Thee,
Thy cross would bear, Thy will obey,
And serve Thee ever loyally
Until our lives shall pass away. [Refrain]

4 Our hand we put within Thine own,
Our hand of faith, Thy hand of love;
Oh, leave us not to walk alone,
But guide us to our home above. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10637

Author: George W. Crofts

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Text Information

First Line: Our loving hearts, O Savior, dear
Title: Our Loving Hearts, O Savior Dear
Author: George W. Crofts
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Source: Golden Rod: Poems (Omaha: Nye & Johnson, 1889)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Oh, smile, dear Savior, on us now
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

VISION (Doane)

VISION, composed by William H. Doane (PHH 473), was first published in the 1883 Baptist Hymnal, of which Doane was musical editor. There the tune, named GOD OF OUR STRENGTH, was set to the 1882 Francis J. Van Alstyne (pseudonym for Fanny J. Crosby, PHH 473) text "God of Our Strength, Enthroned Above…

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