I Know that 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!
Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "I Know that my Redeemer Lives", George Frideric Handel (February 23, 1685-April 14, 1759), was born in Halle, Germany and became famous as a German baroque composer, world famous for his oratorios, operas, anthems, and organ concertos.
Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: I Know that my Redeemer Lives
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Charles Wesley (December 18, 1707 to March 29, 1788)
Nationality of Author: English
Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: George Frideric Handel (February 23, 1685 to April 14, 1759)
Hymn Category: Easter Songs
First Line of Hymn: "I know that my Redeemer lives; What comfort this sweet sentence gives"
First Publication Date: 1742