Have You Not Heard (Our Dear Savior's Love)

DESCRIPTION: "Have you not heard of our dear Savior's love? And how he suffered like a harmless dove?" The singer is reminded that friends are hard to find when one is sentenced to death. Hearers are warned to go to church and to avoid drunkenness and other sins
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (collected from William Philipps Family, according to Raven)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad warning
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Jon Raven, _The Urban and Industrial Songs of the Black Country and Birmingham_, Broadside, 1977, pp. 164-165, "Have You Not Heard of Our Dear Savior's Love (Christmas Carol)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2116
File: HRUI164

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