During our last fund drive one donor said this: "I love hymns ... If you asked for money, it means you need it! Please keep the work going. And please, accept my widow's mite. God bless you."

She was right. We only ask for money twice a year, and we do so because we need it.

So, before you close this box and move on to use the many resources on Hymnary.org, please prayerfully consider whether you might be able to make a gift to support our work. Gifts of any amount are appreciated, assist our work and let us know that we have partners in our effort to create the best database of hymns on the planet.

To donate online via PayPal or credit card, use the Calvin University secure giving site (https://calvin.quadweb.site/giving/hymnary).

If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

And to read more about big plans for Hymnary, see https://hymnary.org/blog/major-additions-planned-for-hymnary.

Savior, Who didst come to give

Savior, Who didst come to give

Author: Franklin W. Bartlett (1890)
Published in 11 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Saviour, Who didst come to give
Living bread, that all might live;
Grant me grace on Thee to feed,
For Thy flesh is meat indeed.

2 Hungry, thirsty, faint, I pray,
Help me on the heavenward way;
Vine of strength, supply my need,
For Thy blood is drink indeed.


Source: The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892. (Ed. B) #226

Author: Franklin W. Bartlett

Bartlett, Franklin Weston, D.D., born at Towanda, Pen., Aug. 30, 1843; B.A., Union University, N.Y., 1865; Hon. M.A., Williams College, Mass.; D.D., Union University; Rector of various churches in Pen. and N. England, and for some time Prof. of Hebrew in Williams College. His hymns appeared mainly in the weekly press, including "Thy glorious name of Love" (Sunday); "0 God Triune, we praise and bless" (Holy Trinity); "Sun of my life, Thy rays divine" (The Christian's Light ). His hymn for Holy Communion, "Saviour, Who didst come to give," in The Hymnal of the Trot. Episcopal Church, 1892, was first printed in The Living Church, 1885, and passed from thence into several collections. It is a great drawback to Dr. Bartlett's hymns that they hav… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Savior, Who didst come to give
Author: Franklin W. Bartlett (1890)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8958
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #8958

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.