89. My Jesus, I Love Thee

1 My Jesus, I love thee, I know thou art mine,
For thee all the follies of sin I resign;
My gracious Redeemer, my Savior are thou:
If ever I loved thee, my Jesus, ’tis now.

2 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:
I ever I loved thee, my Jesus, ’tis now.

3 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.”

4 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 loved thee, my Jesus, ’tis now.”

Text Information
First Line: My Jesus, I love thee, I know thou art mine
Title: My Jesus, I Love Thee
Author: William R. Featherstone (1846-1873)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Hymns and Songs: Jesus Christ our Lord



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