Young People's Savior

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1 Young people's Savior, hark, when we are praying:
Go after those who from Thy fold are straying;
They are Thine own though though blind by temptation,--
Give them salvation.

2 And when Thou hearest souls in secret sighing,
How they are longing and for peace are crying,
Teach them to soar on wings of prayer to heaven,
Peace to be given.

3 Show them the light that from Thy throne is beaming,
Show them the love that unto them is streaming,
Give them the grace that overcomes temptation,
Give them salvation.

Source: Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #324

Translator: P. C. Paulsen

Paul Christian Paulsen was born on March 26, 1881, in Alstrup, Jutland, Denmark. He emigrated to America in 1904, was ordained in 1911, and served as a Lutheran pastor in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, California, and Alberta, Canada. He died on July 26, 1948. NN, Hymnary Go to person page >

Author: Olfert Herman Ricard

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First Line: Young people's Savior, hark, when we are praying
Title: Young People's Savior
Danish Title: Ungdommens Frelser
Translator: P. C. Paulsen
Author: Olfert Herman Ricard
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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