Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior

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"Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior" is a 19th-century American hymn written by Fanny Crosby in 1868, set to music by William H. Doane in 1870. This hymn praises our savior and calls out to Jesus to not forget about the singer "while on others thou art calling." Discover the lyrics and story of this awesome hymn along with music videos below!

1 Pass me not, O gentle Savior,
hear my humble cry;
while on others thou art calling,
do not pass me by.


Refrain:
Savior, Savior,
hear my humble cry;
while on others thou art calling,
do not pass me by.


2 Let me at thy throne of mercy
find a sweet relief;
kneeling there in deep contrition,
help my unbelief. [Refrain]


3 Trusting only in thy merit,
would I seek thy face;
heal my wounded, broken spirit,
save me by thy grace. [Refrain]


4 Thou the spring of all my comfort,
more than life to me,
whom have I on earth beside thee?
Whom in heaven but thee? [Refrain]

Songwriters Fanny Crosby Published by Public Domain

The Story Behind Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior

"Pass Me Not" has been performed by vocal artists including Reggie Houston, Cyrus Chestnut, Bill Gaither, and Lyle Lovett. Bob Dylan played this song live to begin five performances in his 2002 American tour.

In 1991 hip-hop artist MC Hammer published a variant of the hymn named "Do Not Pass Me By" on his fourth album, Too Legit to Quit. Gospel singer Tramaine Hawkins performed on the song as a guest vocalist. A music video was created for this single which charted as well.

 

 


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Caleb & Harry Perform "Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior"

Five year old gospel sensation #CalebSerrano is BACK to perform “Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior” with Harry! #HarryTV

Posted by Harry Connick Jr on Wednesday, September 13, 2017
5-Year-Old Gospel Singer Performs 'Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior’