660. Blessèd Savior, Thee I Love

1. Blessèd Savior, Thee I love,
All my other joys above;
All my hopes in Thee abide,
Thou my Hope, and naught betide;
Ever let my glory be,
Only, only, only Thee.

2. Once again beside the cross,
All my gain I count but loss;
Earthly pleasures fade away,
Clouds they are that hide my day;
Hence, vain shadows! let me see
Jesus, crucified for me.

3. Blessèd Savior, Thine am I,
Thine to live, and Thine to die;
Height or depth, or creature power,
Ne’er shall hide my Savior more;
Ever shall my glory be,
Only, only, only Thee.

Text Information
First Line: Blessèd Savior, Thee I love
Title: Blessèd Savior, Thee I Love
Author: George Duffield, Jr. (1851)
Meter: 77.77.77
Language: English
Source: Temple Melodies, by Darius E. Jones, 1851
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tune: SPANISH HYMN, arranged by Benjamin Carr, 1824
Tune Information
Name: DIX
Composer: Conrad Kocher (1838)
Meter: 77.77.77
Incipit: 17121 44367 16555
Key: G Major
Source: Stimmen aus dem Reiche Gottes, 1838
Copyright: Public Domain



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