He is precious.@1 Peter 2:7
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James M. Gray (1851–1935)

James M. Gray, Hymns, Psalms and Gos­pel Songs (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Wi­no­na Pub­lish­ing, 1904), num­ber 372.

James Mc­Gran­a­han (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James McGranahan (1840–1907)

O what are the pleasures that silver can buy?
They come and they go, but cannot satisfy;
But praised be the Savior! I cease not to cry,
I find Thee so precious, my Savior!

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O sweeter and sweeter, as day follows day,
As the gold of the morning
Breaks forth through the gray;
As I lift up my soul, as I praise and I pray,
I find Thee more precious, my Savior!

I care not if all the proud world turn away,
The plaudits of men only last for a day;
Their frowns do not frighten, or cause me dismay,
I find Thee so precious, my Savior!

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As well in the cottage as under the dome,
Beside my own cot, or wherever I roam;
The honey from Heaven still drips from the comb;
I find Thee so precious, my Savior!

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