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My Redeemer Lives Lyrics and Music

The inspirational words and lyrics of the treasured hymn begin with "I know that my Redeemer lives; What comfort this sweet sentence gives" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "My Redeemer Lives" hymn were written by its English author Samuel Medley. The author of the hymn, Samuel Medley, was born on June 23, 1738 and died on July 17, 1799. The invigorating music that accompanies the "My Redeemer Lives" song of praise was composed by John C. Hatton.  The composer of the music to the "My Redeemer Lives" hymn, John C. Hatton, was born on September 25, 1710 (Date Baptised) and died on December 1793. We have placed "My Redeemer Lives" in the category of Christian Songs. Enjoy the inspirational lyrics of this popular Christian song and well-known church hymn.

My Redeemer Lives Hymn
Title: My Redeemer Lives *** Name of Composer: John C. Hatton *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Samuel Medley *** Hymns Category: Christian Songs



Author of the Lyrics
The author of the encouraging words of the "My Redeemer Lives" lyrics, Samuel Medley (June 23, 1738-July 17, 1799), was born in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England and achieved fame as a Baptist pastor and hymn writer.

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "My Redeemer Lives", John C. Hatton (September 25, 1710 (Date Baptised)-December 1793), was born in Warrington, Lancashire, England and became famous as a Presbyterian musician and composer.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: My Redeemer Lives
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Samuel Medley (June 23, 1738 to July 17, 1799)
Nationality of Author: English

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English

Name of Composer of Music: John C. Hatton (September 25, 1710 (Date Baptised) to December 1793)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "I know that my Redeemer lives; What comfort this sweet sentence gives"
First Publication Date: 1775


My Redeemer Lives Lyrics

I know that my Redeemer lives;
What comfort this sweet sentence gives!
He lives, He lives, who once was dead;
He lives, my ever living head.

He lives to bless me with His love,
He lives to plead for me above.
He lives my hungry soul to feed,
He lives to help in time of need.

He lives triumphant from the grave,
He lives eternally to save,
He lives all glorious in the sky,
He lives exalted there on high.

He lives to grant me rich supply,
He lives to guide me with His eye,
He lives to comfort me when faint,
He lives to hear my soul's complaint.

He lives to silence all my fears,
He lives to wipe away my tears
He lives to calm my troubled heart,
He lives all blessings to impart.

He lives, my kind, wise, heavenly friend,
He lives and loves me to the end;
He lives, and while He lives, I'll sing;
He lives, my prophet, priest, and king.

He lives and grants me daily breath;
He lives, and I shall conquer death:
He lives my mansion to prepare;
He lives to bring me safely there.

He lives, all glory to His name!
He lives, my Jesus, still the same.
Oh, the sweet joy this sentence gives,
I know that my Redeemer lives!

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