The Son of Man is come to save that which was lost.@Matthew 18:11
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, in Gems of Song, edited by Ira D. Sankey & Hubert P. Main (Chicago, Illinois: Biglow & Main, 1901), number 6.

Hart P. Danks (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Hart P. Danks (1834-1903)

Once our gentle, loving Savior,
Was a child like you and me;
Come, and hear the precious story,
Naught on earth so sweet can be.

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Come, and hear the precious story,
How He came the lost to save;
How His life was only sorrow,
From the cradle, the cradle to the grave.

Come, and hear the precious story,
How our blessèd Lord was slain;
Once He gave Himself our ransom,
Now for us He lives again.

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Come, and hear the precious story,
Though repeated o’er and o’er;
Still, it always tell us something
That we never knew before.

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O how much we ought to thank Him
For the many gifts we share;
O how much we ought to praise Him
For His kind and watchful care.

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