Wonderful Savior, in him I am trusting

Wonderful Savior, in him I am trusting

Author: F. D. Barnes
Tune: [Wonderful Savior, in him I am trusting]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Wonderful Saviour, in him I am trusting,
Wonderful price for my ransom he gave;
Trusting in him in his merits I'm resting,
He is my all, he is mighty to save.

Chorus:
Mighty to save! mighty to save!
Blessed Redeemer, the mighty to save!
Giving his life for the life of the sinner,
Our blessed Redeemer the mighty to save.

2 Wonderful Saviour, for him I am living,
Grateful to him for the life that he gave;
And for the blessings to me he's now giving,
He is my Saviour and mighty to save. [Chorus]

3 Come now, dear lost one, for you we are praying,
God hath so lov'd you, a Saviour he gave;
Trust him to save you and keep you from straying,
He is your Saviour and mighty to save. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #157

Author: F. D. Barnes

Barnes, Franklin D. (Barre, Vermont, 1837--June 5, 1916, Worcester, Massachusetts). When 12, his family moved to Colbrook, Mass. There, in addition to a public school education, he became proficient on the violin. In 1858, he settled in Worcester, Mass. After visiting several different churches, he was baptized in a stream at Lincoln Square in January, 1859, through the ice, after which he walked a half mile with the minister before they could change out of their wet clothing. For more than forty years, he served the Advent Christian Church in Worcester as deacon and song-leader. He was superintendent of their Sunday School from 1875 to 1900. In addition to his musical talent, he was also a successful artist. He composed 70 or more hymns… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wonderful Savior, in him I am trusting
Author: F. D. Barnes
Refrain First Line: Mighty to save
Copyright: Public Domain

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