364. 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 art 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:
If 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. Featherston, 1846-1873
Meter: 11 11 11 11
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture:
Topic: Funeral: Sacraments; Eternal Life; Heaven (8 more...)
Tune Information
Name: GORDON
Composer: Adoniram J. Gordon, 1836-1895
Meter: 11 11 11 11
Key: F Major



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