God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.@John 3:16

Anonymous.

Philip Phillips, International Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools (New York: A. S. Barnes, 1874) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Philip Phillips (1834-1895)

I have heard of a Savior’s love,
And a wonderful love it must be;
But did He come down from above,
Out of love and compassion for me, for me,
Out of love and compassion for me?

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Yes, yes, yes for me, for me,
Yes, yes, yes for me;
Our Lord from above in His infinite love,
On the cross died to save you and me.

I have heard that He suffered, bled,
That He languished and died on the tree;
But then is it anywhere said,
That He languished and suffered for me, for me,
That He languished and suffered for me!

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I’ve been told of a Heav’n on high,
Which the children of Jesus shall see;
But is there a place in the sky
Made ready and furnished for me, for me,
Made ready and furnished for me?

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O Lord, answer these questions, please,
To whom shall I go but to Thee?
And say by Thy Spirit divine,
There’s a Savior and Heaven for me, for me,
There’s a Savior and Heaven for me.

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