[I have a Savior, He's pleading in glory] (Sankey)

[I have a Savior, He's pleading in glory] (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1860)
Published in 171 hymnals

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Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to Newcastle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I have a Savior, He's pleading in glory] (Sankey)
Composer: Ira David Sankey (1860)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 55131 33267 155
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • PedalPoint Volume 13 Number 4 July August September 1994: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Gayden C. Sikes
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1994) pp. 20
  • Crescendos of Praise: Organ Arrangements for Worship
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: GlorySound (1982) pp. 22
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 33 Number 1 October 1969: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1969) pp. 22
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries Number One: For the Organ Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1964) pp. 14
  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries for Organ: Based on Familiar Gospel Hymns

    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1956) pp. 14

Piano Solo

  • Quiet Time Piano Volume One The Hymns: Simply Beautiful Arrangements for Private Moments of Inspiration & Relaxation
    Composer/Editor Dick Bolks
    Published By: Jolica Music (1984) pp. 44
  • The Crusade Pianist Book 2
    Composer/Editor Tedd Smith
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1963) pp. 18
  • More Concert Transcriptions of Favorite Hymns: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Clarence Kohlmann
    Published By: Theodore Presser Company (1944) pp. 39
  • Sacred Classics Book One: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1939) pp. 42


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #873
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2719
Text: I Am Praying for You
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #7412
Text: We Have a Message
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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Instances (1 - 23 of 23)

African American Heritage Hymnal #350

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #329


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #873


Glaubenslieder #340

Himnos de la Iglesia #178

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Hymns of Faith #300


Lift Every Voice and Sing II #168

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #304

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #284

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #595

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Sing Joyfully #163


Small Church Music #2523

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #354

Spiritual Life Songs #72

The Christian Life Hymnal #464


The Cyber Hymnal #2719


The Cyber Hymnal #7412

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #431

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #336


Timeless Truths #975


Total Praise #349

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Yes, Lord! #457

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #430

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