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Send Us a Savior

Send us a Savior, hear the nations cry

Author: E. S. Lorenz
Tune: ["Send us a Savior," hear the nations cry]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 "Send us a Savior," hear the nations cry;
Why in the darkness must we pine and die?
Is there no helper for the sore oppressed?
Is there no refuge where the weary rest?

Bitter the cry of a race in sin,
Groping for light, yet it breaks not in;
Shall they die, while we cry,
Send us a Savior, we pray?

2 "Send us a Savior," for our altar fires
Bring not the peace for which the soul aspires;
Cleansed from our sin, from wrath divine set free,
This is our need of needs, for this our plea. [Refrain]

3 "Send us a Savior," for our hearts are sore,
Broken in spirit, we can bear no more;
Hearts torn with anguish clamor loud for peace;
Is there no strong one who can bring release? [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8579

Author: E. S. Lorenz

Pseudonymns: John D. Cresswell, L. S. Edwards, E. D. Mund,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Send us a Savior, hear the nations cry
Title: Send Us a Savior
Author: E. S. Lorenz
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Bitter the cry of a race in sin
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8579
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #8579

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