Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

More than a friend to me

The Savior of sinners from glory came down

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Tune: [The Savior of sinners from glory came down]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The Savior of sinners from glory came down,
My hope of salvation to be;
Was scourged for my guilt, and was mocked with a crown—
He’s more than a friend to me.

Refrain:
He’s more than a friend, more than a friend,
He’s more than a friend to me;
This Savior of sinners, this King of all kings,
Is more than a friend to me.

2 When broken with sorrow, and trembling with fear,
To Him with my burden I flee;
No matter what troubles or trials appear—
He’s more than a friend to me. [Refrain]

3 In moments of weakness upon Him I lean,
His promise my hope and my plea;
So gently He leads, tho’ His hand is unseen—
He’s more than a friend to me. [Refrain]

4 Sometime in His beauty, thro’ wonderful grace,
This King of all kings I shall see;
And oh, ’twill be heaven to look on His face—
He’s more than a friend to me. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10853

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

Pseudonymns: C. D. Emerson, S. B. Jackson, Jennie Ree  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Savior of sinners from glory came down
Title: More than a friend to me
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Refrain First Line: He's more than a friend

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10853
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #10853TextScoreAudio
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



Advertisements