"Blessed Savior, Who hast Taught Me"
                          by John M. Neale, 1818-1866
                                  Text From:
                              THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL
                 (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1941)

	1. Blessed Savior, who hast taught me
	I should live to Thee alone,
	All these years Thy hand hath brought me
	Since I first was made Thine own.
	At the font my vows were spoken
	By my parents in the Lord;
	That my vows shall be unbroken
	At the altar I record.

	2. I would trust in Thy protecting,
	Wholly rest upon Thine arm,
	Follow wholly Thy directing,
	O my only Guard from harm,
	Meet me now with Thy salvation
	In Thy Church's ordered way;
	Let me feel Thy confirmation
	In Thy truth and fear today.

	3. So that, might and firmness gaining,
	Hope in danger, joy in grief,
	Now and evermore remaining
	In the one and true belief,
	Resting in my Savior's merit,
	Strengthened with Thy Spirit's strength,
	With Thy saints I may inherit
	All My Father's joy at length.

Notes: Hymn #333 from _The Lutheran Hymnal_ Text: Ezek. 16:60 Author: John M. Neale, 1842, cento. Tune: "O du Liebe" 1st Published in: _Musikalischer Christenschatz_ Town: Basel, 1745
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