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Saved to serve in any station

Representative Text

1 Saved to serve in any station,
Saved to make his goodness known;
Saved to sing His great salvation,
Saved to live for Him alone.

Chorus:
Saved to serve; no reserve;
Saved to wear His yoke alone;
Work and praise, all my days,
Here and round His glorious throne.

2 Saved to show by loving kindness
That His love is full and free;
Saved to lead from error's blindness
With a tender sympathy. [Chorus]

3 Saved to lift my lowest brothers,
As the Highest lifted me;
Crucified with Him, that others
May have immortality. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #474

Author: Franklin E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

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First Line: Saved to serve in any station
Author: Franklin E. Belden

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