Sunday, April 13, 2014

I Know that My Redeemer Lives (Strength in Hymn)

I Know that My Redeemer Lives

By: Samuel Medley (1738-1799)

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 triumphant from the grave;
He lives eternally to save;
He lives exalted, throned above;
He lives to rule his Church in love.

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 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, 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 savior, still the same;
What joy this blest assurance gives:
I know that my Redeemer lives!

Today is Palm Sunday,
the start of Holy Week!

May this remembrance
and this obscure old Lutheran Easter hymn
be a blessing to you and your family.

You might like to visit my Holy Week and Easter Link page.


  1. He lives! Praise God!!

    What a great and timely post...have a blessed weekend.

    1. Jill, I was just visiting your lovely blog, too, and I'm going to be subscribing to it via Bloglovin. Thanks for visiting from the Sunday Community or Still Saturday!

  2. This hymn was a blessing. I don't know that I ever heard of it before. I know a lot of hymns and love them.