'Blessed Redeemer' written by Avis B. Christiansen (1895-1985) is a hymn filled with timeless truths and still sung today by contemporary groups like @castingcrownsofficial . Without a doubt, it's a hymn with a message— a beautiful message! 'Oh, how I love Him, Savior and Friend, How can my praises ever find end! Through years unnumbered on heaven’s shore, My tongue shall praise Him forevermore. Blessed Redeemer! Precious Redeemer!'
For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves. Ephesians 1:4-6