253. Jesus, Lover of My Soul

1 Jesus, Lover of my soul,
Let me to Thy bosom fly,
While the nearer waters roll,
While the tempest still is high;
Hide me, O my Savior, hide,
Till the storm of life be past;
Safe into the haven guide;
O receive my soul at last!

2 Other refuge have I none;
Hangs my helpless soul on Thee;
Leave, ah! leave me not alone,
Still support and comfort me.
All my trust on Thee is stayed;
All my help from Thee I bring;
Cover my defenseless head
With the shadow of Thy wing.

3 Thou, O Christ, art all I want;
More than all in Thee I find;
Raise the fallen, cheer the faint,
Heal the sick, and lead the blind.
Just and holy is Thy name:
I am all unrighteousness;
False and full of sin I am;
Thou art full of truth and grace.

4 Plenteous grace with Thee is found,
Grace to cover all my sin;
Let the healing streams abound,
Make and keep me pure within.
Thou of life the Fountain art;
Freely let me take of Thee:
Spring Thou up within my heart;
Rise to all eternity.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, Lover of my soul
Title: Jesus, Lover of My Soul
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Meter: 77.77.D.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Scripture:
Topic: The Christian Life: Call to Discipleship; Invitation; Jesus: Love (3 more...)
Tune Information
Name: MARTYN
Composer: Simeon B. Marsh, 1798-1875
Meter: 77.77.D.
Key: F Major or modal



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