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What a Savior
Words and Music by Marvin P. Dalton
© 1948, renewal 1975; Stamps Quartet Music Co./SESAC in Guiding Hand
All rights reserved

2 Samuel 22:3
"The God of my rock; in him will I trust:  he is my shield, and
the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour."

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          Once I was straying in sin's dark valley;
          No hope within could I see.
          They searched through heaven and found a Savior
          To save a poor lost soul like me.

            Chorus
            Oh what a Savior, oh hallelujah
            His heart was broken on Calvary
            His hands were nail scarred
            His side was riven
            He gave His life-blood for even me.

          He left the Father with all His riches;
          With calmness sweet and serene,
          Came down from heaven and gave His life-blood
          To make the vilest sinner clean.

            Chorus
            Oh what a Savior, oh hallelujah
            His heart was broken on Calvary
            His hands were nail scarred
            His side was riven
            He gave His life-blood for even me.

          Death's chilly waters I'll soon be crossing;
          His hand will lead me safe o'er.
          I'll join the chorus in that great city,
          And sing up there forever more.

            Chorus
            Oh what a Savior, oh hallelujah
            His heart was broken on Calvary
            His hands were nail scarred
            His side was riven
            He gave His life-blood for even me.


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