The dear loving Savior has found me

The dear loving Savior has found me

Author: Judson W. Van De Venter
Tune: [The dear loving Saviour has found me]
Published in 51 hymnals

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1 The dear loving Saviour has found me,
And shattered the fetters that bound me,
Tho’ all was confusion around me,
He came and spoke peace to my soul;
The blessed Redeemer that bought me,
In tenderness constantly sought me,
The way of salvation he taught me,
And made my heart perfectly whole.

Refrain:
He saves me, he saves me,
His love fills my soul, hallelujah!
O glory, O glory, His Spirit abideth within;
He saves me, he saves me,
His love fills my soul, hallelujah!
O glory, O glory, his blood cleanses me from all sin.

2 He sought me so long e’er I knew him,
But finally winning me to him,
I yielded my all to pursue him,
And asked to be filled with his grace;
Although a vile sinner before him,
Thro’ faith I was led to implore him,
And now I rejoice and adore him,
Restored to his loving embrace. [Refrain]

3 I never, no, never will leave him,
Grow weary of service and grieve him,
I’ll constantly trust and believe him,
Remain in his presence divine;
Abiding in love ever flowing,
In knowledge and grace ever growing,
Confiding implicitly, knowing
That Jesus the Saviour is mine. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #44

Author: Judson W. Van De Venter

Judson W. Van DeVenter was born 15 December 1855 on a farm near the village of Dundee, Mishigan. He was educated in the country and village schools, and at Hillsdale College. He later moved to St. Petersburg, Florida. He wrote about 100 hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The dear loving Savior has found me
Author: Judson W. Van De Venter
Refrain First Line: He saves me, he saves me

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