For His great love wherewith He loved us.@Ephesians 2:4

Edward J. Armstrong, in Heart and Voice, edited by William F. Sherwin (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church, 1881), page 42.

Salzgitter William F. Sherwin, Heart and Voice (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church, 1881), page 42 (🔊 pdf nwc).

William F. Sherwin (1826–1888)

All my life the Lord hath led me;
All my life His loving care
’Midst the wilderness hath fed me;
Still His hands my ways prepare.


Oh, the debt of love I owe Him!
Debt no gold can e’er repay;
If I can but see and know Him,
He my sin will wash away.

Oh, how tenderly He brought me
O’er the toilsome, dangerous way;
With His own dear blood He bought me;
How can I His love repay?


As I am, O Savior, take me!
Tho’ a sinner, save me, Lord!
Cleanse my soul from sin, and make me
Pure in spirit by Thy Word.