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My Friend and Savior

There is a Friend above all others dear

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Tune: [There is a Friend above all others dear]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is a Friend above all others dear,
Who is constant, faithful, and sincere;
Whose mercy is wider than the widest sea,
A Friend whose love from sin will free.

Refrain:
He’s my Savior, and my Redeemer,
For me He suffered want and shame;
He’s my Savior, and I adore Him,
All glory be unto His name.

2 There is a Friend whose everlasting arm,
Strong and mighty is to shield from harm;
A Friend who is present in the time of need,
A Friend who is a friend indeed. [Refrain]

3 There is a Friend who’s not ashamed of me,
Who’ll be faithful thro’ eternity;
Who’ll keep me in safety till the Jordan passed,
I reach my home in heav’n at last. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #23

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

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

Text Information

First Line: There is a Friend above all others dear
Title: My Friend and Savior
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Refrain First Line: O how he loves

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Gospel Carols #8

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Gospel Herald in Song #23

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The Christian Songster #12

The Sunday School Melodist #d101

Vestry Harp #d49

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