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I was lost in sin, but Jesus rescued me,
He’s a wonderful Savior to me;
I was bound by fear, but Jesus set me free,
He’s a wonderful Savior to me.

For He’s a wonderful Savior to me,
He’s a wonderful Savior to me;
I was lost in sin, but Jesus took me in:
He’s a wonderful Savior to me.

He’s a Friend so true, so patient and so kind,
He’s a wonderful Savior to me;
Everything I need in Him I always find,
He’s a wonderful Savior to me.

He is always near to comfort and to cheer,
He’s a wonderful Savior to me;
He forgives my sins, He dries my every tear,
He’s a wonderful Savior to me.

Dearer grows the love of Jesus day by day,
He’s a wonderful Savior to me.
Sweeter is His grace while pressing on my way,
He’s a wonderful Savior to me.

Blanche Kerr was born this date 2/3/1888 to Dr. and Mrs. James D. Kerr of Greens Fork, In­di­a­na.  She at­tend­ed both the In­di­an­a­po­lis Con­ser­va­to­ry of Mu­sic and the Amer­i­can Con­ser­va­to­ry of Mu­sic (Chi­ca­go).  She married Virgil Brock and was his com­pos­er and pi­an­ist.  Together they became one of the best-loved of the Gospel hymn writing-singing couples.  She wrote the music to the above – Virgil penned the words. She died 1/3/1958 at Wi­no­na Lake, In­di­a­na.

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