447. Jesus, in Your Dying Woes

First Word: Luke 23:34--
1 Jesus, in Your dying woes,
Even while Your lifeblood flows,
Craving pardon for Your foes;
Hear us, holy Jesus.

2 Savior, for our pardon sue
When our sins Your pangs renew,
For we know not what we do:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

3 Oh, may we, who mercy need,
Be like You in heart and deed,
When with wrong our spirits bleed:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Second Word: Luke 23:43--
4 Jesus, pitying the sighs
Of the thief, who near You dies,
Promising him paradise;
Hear us, holy Jesus.

5 May we in our guilt and shame,
Still Your love and mercy claim,
Calling humbly on Your name:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

6 May our hearts to You incline
And their thoughts Your cross entwine.
Cheer our souls with hope divine:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Third Word: John 19:26-27--
7 Jesus, loving to the end
Her whose heart Your sorrows rend,
And Your dearest human friend:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

8 May we in Your sorrows share,
For Your sake all peril dare,
And enjoy Your tender care:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

9 May we all Your loved ones be,
All one holy family,
Loving, since Your love we see:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Fourth Word: Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34--
10 Jesus, whelmed in fears unknown,
With our evil left alone,
While no light from heav'n is shown:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

11 When we seem in vain to pray
And our hope seems far away,
In the darkness be our stay:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

12 Though no Father seem to hear,
Though no light our spirits cheer,
May we know that God is near:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Fifth Word: John 19:28--
13 Jesus, in Your thirst and pain,
While Your wounds Your lifeblood drain,
Thirsting more our love to gain:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

14 Thirst for us in mercy still;
All Your holy work fulfill;
Satisfy Your loving will:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

15 May we thirst Your love to know;
Lead us in our sin and woe
Where the healing waters flow:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Sixth Word: John 19:30--
16 Jesus, all our ransom paid,
All Your Father's will obeyed,
All Your sufferings perfect made:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

17 Save us in our soul's distress,
Be our help to cheer and bless,
While we grow in holiness:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

18 Brighten all our heav'nward way
With an ever holier ray
Till we pass to perfect day:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Seventh Word: Luke 23:46--
19 Jesus, all Your labor vast,
All Your woe and conflict past,
Yielding up Your soul at last:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

20 When the death shades round us low'r,
Guard us from the temper's pow'r,
keep us in that trial hour:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

21 May Your life and death supply
Grace to live and grace to die,
Grace to reach the home on high:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, in Your dying woes
Title: Jesus, in Your Dying Woes
Author: Thomas B. Pollock, 1836-96
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: 777 6
Scripture: Luke 23:34; Luke 23:43; John 19:26-27; Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34; John 19:28; John 19:30; Luke 23:46
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: SEPTEM VERBA
Composer: Bernhard Schumacher, 1886-1978
Meter: 777 6
Incipit: 12334 45345 56671
Key: d minor or modal



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