"I Know that My Redeemer Lives"
                          by Samuel Medley, 1738-1799
                                  Text From:
                              THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL
                 (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1941)

        1. I know that my Redeemer lives;
        What comfort this sweet sentence gives!
        He lives, He lives, who once was dead;
        He lives, my ever-living Head.
        2. He lives triumphant from the grave,
        He lives eternally to save,
        He lives all-glorious in the sky,
        He lives exalted there on high.
        3. He lives to bless me with His love,
        He lives to plead for me above.
        He lives my hungry soul to feed,
        He lives to help in time of need.
        4. He lives to grant me rich supply,
        He lives to guide me with His eye,
        He lives to comfort me when faint,
        He lives to hear my soul's complaint.
        5. He lives to silence all my fears,
        He lives to wipe away my tears
        He lives to calm my troubled heart,
        He lives all blessings to impart.
        6. He lives, my kind, wise, heavenly Friend,
        He lives and loves me to the end;
        He lives, and while He lives, I'll sing;
        He lives, my Prophet, Priest, and King.
        7. He lives and grants me daily breath;
        He lives, and I shall conquer death:
        He lives my mansion to prepare;
        He Iives to bring me safely there.
        8. He lives, all glory to His name!
        He lives, my Jesus, still the same.
        Oh, the sweet joy this sentence gives,
        "I know that my Redeemer lives!"
Notes: Hymn #200 from _The Lutheran Hymnal_ Text: Job 19:25-27 Author: Samuel Medley, 1775, ab. Composer: John Hatton, 1793 Tune: "Duke Street"
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