JESUS, let me bless thy name!
8s & 6s.
1 JESUS, let me bless thy name!
All sin, alas! thou know'st I am,
But thou all pity art:
Turn into flesh my heart of stone;
Such power belongs to thee alone;
Turn into flesh my heart.
2 A poor, unmoving wretch, to thee
For help against myself I flee;
Thou only canst remove
The hindrances out of the way,
And soften my unyield ...read
JESUS, Lord, we look to thee,
1 JESUS, Lord, we look to thee,
Let us in thy name agree;
Show thyself the Prince of peace;
Bid our jars for ever cease.
2 By thy reconciling love
Every stumbling-block remove;
Each to each unite, endear,
Come, and spread thy banner here!
3 Make us of one heart and mind,
Courteous, pitiful, and kind,
Lowly, meek, in thought and ...read
JESUS, my King, to thee I bow,
1 JESUS, my King, to thee I bow,
Enlisted under thy command;
Captain of my salvation, thou
Shalt lead me to the promised land.
2 Thou hast a great deliverance wrought,
The staff from off my shoulder broke,
Out of the house of bondage brought,
And freed me from the Egyptian yoke.
3 O'er the vast howling wilderness,
To Canaan's ...read
JESUS, my Life! thyself apply,
1 JESUS, my Life! thyself apply,
Thy Holy Spirit breathe;
My vile affections crucify,
Conform me to thy death.
2 Conqueror of hell, and earth, and sin,
Still with thy rebel strive;
Enter my soul, and work within,
And kill, and make alive!
3 More of thy life, and more, I have,
As the old Adam dies:
Bury me, Saviour, in thy grav ...read
JESUS, my Lord, I cry to thee
1 JESUS, my Lord, I cry to thee
Against the spirit unclean;
I want a constant liberty,
A perfect rest from sin.
2 Expel the fiend out of my heart,
By love's almighty power;
Now, now command him to depart,
And never enter more.
3 Thy killing and thy quickening power,
Jesus, in me display;
The life of nature from this hour,
JESUS, my Master and my Lord,
1 JESUS, my Master and my Lord,
I would thy will obey,
Humbly receive thy warning word,
And always watch and pray.
My constant need of watchful prayer
I daily see and feel,
To keep me safe from every snare
Of sin, and earth, and hell.
2 Into a world of ruffians sent,
I walk on hostile ground,
Wild human bears on slaughter bent,
JESUS, my strength, my hope,
1 JESUS, my strength, my hope,
On thee I cast my care,
With humble confidence look up,
And know thou hear'st my prayer.
Give me on thee to wait,
Till I can all things do,
On thee, almighty to create,
Almighty to renew.
2 I want a sober mind,
A self-renouncing will,
That tramples down and casts behind
The baits of pleasing ill; ...read
JESUS, soft, harmonious name,
1 JESUS, soft, harmonious name,
Every faithful heart's desire;
See thy followers, O Lamb!
All at once to thee aspire:
Drawn by thy uniting grace,
After thee we swiftly run,
Hand in hand we seek thy face:
Come, and perfect us in one.
2 Mollify our harsher will;
Each to each our tempers suit,
By thy modulating skill,
Heart to he ...read
JESUS, the all-restoring Word,
1 JESUS, the all-restoring Word,
My fallen spirit's hope,
After thy lovely likeness, Lord,
Ah, when shall I wake up?
2 Thou, O my God, thou only art
The Life, the Truth, the Way;
Quicken my soul, instruct my heart.
My sinking, footsteps stay.
3 Of all thou hast in earth below,
In heaven above, to give,
Give me thy only love t ...read
JESUS, the conqueror, reigns,
1 JESUS, the conqueror, reigns,
In glorious strength arrayed,
His kingdom over all maintains,
And bids the earth be glad.
Ye sons of men, rejoice
In Jesu's mighty love,
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice
To him who rules above.
2 Extol his kingly power,
Kiss the exalted Son,
Who died, and lives, to die no more,
High on his ...read
JESUS, the first and last,
6 6, 6 6, 6 6. "I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last." - Rev. i, ll.
1 JESUS, the first and last,
On thee my soul is cast:
Thou didst thy work begin
By blotting out my sin;
Thou wilt the root remove,
And perfect me in love.
2 Yet when the work is done,
The work is but begun:
Partaker of thy grace,
I long to see thy face;
JESUS, the gift divine I know,
6-8s. John iv. 10
1 JESUS, the gift divine I know,
The gift divine I ask of thee;
That living water now bestow,
Thy Spirit and thyself, on me;
Thou, Lord, of life the fountain art,
Now let me find thee in my heart.
2 Thee let me drink, and thirst no more
For drops of finite happiness;
Spring up, O well, in heavenly power,
In streams of ...read
JESUS, the infinite I AM,
6-8s. Matthew xi. 27.
1 JESUS, the infinite I AM,
With God essentially the same,
With him enthroned above all height,
As God of God, and Light of Light,
Thou art by thy great Father known,
From all eternity his Son.
2 Thou only dost the Father know,
And wilt to all thy followers show,
Who cannot doubt thy gracious will
His glorious God ...read
JESUS, the word bestow,
S.M. Acts xix. 20.
1 JESUS, the word bestow,
The true immortal seed;
Thy gospel then shall greatly grow,
And all our land o'erspread;
Through earth extended wide
Shall mightily prevail,
Destroy the works of self and pride,
And shake the gates of hell.
2 Its energy exert
In the believing soul;
Diffuse thy grace through every part,
JESUS, thee thy works proclaim
7s & 6s. Matthew iv. 23.
1 JESUS, thee thy works proclaim
Moses thy forerunner came,
And mighty works he showed;
Minister of wrath divine,
His wonders plagued the sinful race;
Works of purest love are thine,
And miracles of grace.
2 All thy cures are mysteries,
And prove thy power to heal
Every sickness and disease ...read
JESUS, thou all-redeeming Lord,
1 JESUS, thou all-redeeming Lord,
Thy blessing we implore,
Open the door to preach thy word,
The great effectual door.
2 Gather the outcasts in, and save
From sin and Satan's power;
And let them now acceptance have,
And know their gracious hour.
3 Lover of souls! thou know'st to prize
What thou hast bought so dear;
Come then ...read
JESUS, thou art our King!
2-6s & 4-7s.
1 JESUS, thou art our King!
To me thy succour bring;
Christ, the mighty One, art thou,
Help for all on thee is laid;
This the word; I claim it now,
Send me now the promised aid.
2 High on thy Father's throne,
O look with pity down!
Help, O help, attend my call,
Captive lead captivity:
King of glory, Lord of all,
JESUS, thou everlasting King,
L.M. Canticles iii. 11.
1 JESUS, thou everlasting King,
Accept the tribute which we bring;
Accept thy well-deserved renown,
And wear our praises as thy crown.
2 Let every act of worship be
Like our espousals, Lord, to thee;
Like the glad hour when from above
We first received the pledge of love.
3 The gladness of that happy day,
O m ...read
JESUS, thou hast bid us pray,
7s & 6s. Luke xviii. 1 - 8.
1 JESUS, thou hast bid us pray,
Pray always, and not faint;
With the word a power convey
To utter our complaint;
Quiet shalt thou never know,
Till we from sin are fully freed;
O avenge us of our foe,
And bruise the Serpent's head!
2 We have now begun to cry,
And we will never end,
Till we find salvation ni ...read
JESUS, thou know'st my sinfulness,
1 JESUS, thou know'st my sinfulness,
My faults are not concealed from thee;
A sinner in my last distress,
To thy dear wounds I fain would flee,
And never, never thence depart,
Close sheltered in thy loving heart.
2 How shall I find the living way,
Lost, and confused, and dark, and blind?
Ah, Lord, my soul is gone astray!
Ah, She ...read