520. Ye who the name of Jesus bear

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1 Ye who the name of Jesus bear,
his sacred steps pursue;
and let that mind which was in him
be also found in you.

2 His greatness he for us abased,
for us his glory veiled;
in human likeness dwelt on earth,
his majesty concealed:

3 Nor only as a man appears,
but stoops a servant low;
submits to death, nay, bears the cross,
in all its shame and woe.

4 Hence God this generous love to all
with honours just hath crowned,
and raised the name of Jesus far
above all names renowned:

5 That at this name, with sacred awe,
each humble knee should bow,
of hosts immortal in the skies,
and nations spread below.

Text Information
First Line: Ye who the name of Jesus bear
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2005
Scripture: ;
Topic: Our Response to Christ: In Discipleship; Humility; Jesus: incarnation (2 more...)
Source: Scottish Paraphrases, 1781, Paraphrase 52, verses 1, 3-6
Tune Information
Name: ST. ANNE
Composer (attributed to): William Croft (1678-1737) (1708)
Meter: CM
Key: C Major
Source: Modern form of melody, 1708



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