Saturday, November 24, 2007

My Jesus, I Love Thee...

My Jesus, I love Thee, I know Thou art mine;
For Thee all the follies of sin I resign;
My gracious Redeemer, my Savior art Thou:
If ever I loved Thee, my Jesus 'tis now.

I love Thee because Thou hast first loved me,
And purchased my pardon on Calvary's tree;
I love Thee for wearing the thorns on Thy brow:
If ever I loved Thee, my Jesus 'tis now.

I'll love Thee in life, I will love Thee in death,
And praise Thee as long as Thou lendest me breath;
And say when the death dew lies cold on my brow;
If ever I loved Thee, my Jesus 'tis now.

In mansions of glory and endless delight,
I'll ever adore Thee in heaven so bright;
I'll sing with the glittering crown on my brow:
If ever I love Thee, my Jesus 'tis now.

words: William R. Featherston; music: Adoniram J. Gordon
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"Grace be with all them
that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity."
~ Ephesians 6:24


MarineMama said...

Thanks for this song. I really needed it right now! =)
Christian Love
MarineMama (Megan)

Mrs. T said...

I just love this song. Thank you for sharing of my favorites.

Daughter of the King said...

I love this hymn..thanks for the sharing and the reminder of the words of it...

Kristy Jo said...

This is one of my FAVORITE sons... thanks for posting it... its a good song to have stuck in my head :P


I love this song and it has been a help and inspiration to me many times in my life. Thank you for sharing it. connie from Texas

Madeleine said...

This is one of my all time favourite hymns!!

I have not sang or even hummed it in a long. I'm so glad you reminded me!

It looks like you had a lovely Thanksgiving inspite of your circumstances.

We do pray for the safety of your husband pray he may come home soon!

I can;t wait to see the family in their Christmas outfits!!



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