“I have a Saviour: He’s pleading in glory;
A dear loving Saviour, though earth-friends be few;
And now He is watching in tenderness o’er me,
And oh, that my Saviour were your Saviour too!
For you I am praying, for you I am praying,
For you I am praying, I’m praying for you.
2 I have a Father: to me He has given
A hope for eternity, blessèd and true;
And soon He will call me to meet Him in heaven,
But oh, may He lead you to go with me too!
3 I have a robe: ’tis resplendent in whiteness,
Awaiting in glory my wondering view;
Oh, when I receive it, all shining in brightness,
Dear friend, shall I see you receiving one too?
4 I have a peace: it is calm as a river—
A peace that the friends of this world never knew;
My Saviour alone is its Author and Giver,
And oh, could I know it was given to you!
5 When Jesus finds you, tell others the story
That my loving Saviour is your Saviour too;
Then pray that your Saviour may bring them to glory,
And prayer will be answered—’twas answered for you.” S.O. Clough (tune: http://www.hymnal.net/hymn.php/h/933).