2821. I Have a Friend

1. I have a friend and He came to seek me,
I was afar on the ocean wave,
Into the fold of His love He brought me,
Peace to my soul from that hour He gave.

Glory, glory, Jesus is my Savior,
I will sing and praise him in the glad, new song;
Glory, glory, I will give Him glory,
When mine eyes behold Him, in the blood-washed throng.

2. O how my heart with its joy is bounding,
O what a Savior and Friend is He,
Full of compassion and rich in blessing,
O how He loves and He cares for me. [Refrain]

3. I have a friend that will ne’er forsake me,
I shall be kept by His mighty pow’r.
Safe in the arms of His love that folds me,
Moment by moment and hour by hour. [Refrain]

4. I have a hope that is sure and steadfast,
Firm as the rock where by faith I stand;
I have the pledge of a rest eternal
Waiting for me in the soul’s bright land. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: I have a friend and He came to seek me
Title: I Have a Friend
Author: Frances Jane (Fanny) Crosby, 1820-1915
Refrain First Line: Glory, glory, Jesus is my Savior
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [I have a friend and He came to seek me]
Composer: John Robson Sweney, 1837-1899
Incipit: 55135 47215 13565
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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