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Savior, blessed Savior, Listen while we sing

Savior, blessed Savior, Listen while we sing

Author: Godfrey Thring (1862)
Published in 288 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Savior, blessed Savior, listen while we sing,
hearts and voices raising praises to our King.
All we have we offer, all we hope to do,
body, soul, and spirit, all we yield to you.

Savior, blessed Savior, listen while we sing,
hearts and voice raising praises to our King.

2 Great and even greater, are your mercies here,
true and everlasting are the glories there,
where no pain or sorrow, toil or care is known,
where the angel legions circle 'round your throne. [Refrain]

3 Clearer still and clearer, dawns the light from heav'n,
in our sadness bringing news of sin forgiv'n.
Life has lost its shadows, pure the light within;
you have shed your radiance on a world of sin. [Refrain]

Source: Moravian Book of Worship #778

Author: Godfrey Thring

Thring, Godfrey, B.A., son of the Rev. J. G. D. Thring, of Alford, Somerset, was born at Alford, March 25, 1823, and educated at Shrewsbury School, and at Balliol College, Oxford, B.A. in 1845. On taking Holy Orders he was curate of Stratfield-Turgis, 1846-50; of Strathfieldsaye, 1850-53; and of other parishes to 1858, when he became rector of Alford-with-Hornblotton, Somerset. R.D. 1867-76. In 1876 he was preferred as prebend of East Harptree in Wells cathedral. Prebendary Thring's poetical works are:— Hymns Congregational and Others, 1866; Hymns and Verses, 1866; and Hymns and Sacred Lyrics, 1874. In 1880 he published A Church of England Hymnbook Adapted to the Daily Services of the Church throughout the Year; and in 1882, a revised and… Go to person page >



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

AGO Founders Hymnal #65

Hymns and Psalms #274

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Moravian Book of Worship #778

The Baptist Hymnal #382


The Cyber Hymnal #5919

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #531

Include 282 pre-1979 instances
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