546. Jesus, Lover of My Soul

1 Jesus, lover of my soul,
let me to your bosom fly,
While the nearer waters roll,
while the tempest still is high;
Hide me, O my Savior, hide,
till the storm of life is past;
Safe into the haven guide,
O receive my soul at last!

2 Other refuge have I none;
in your hands, my destiny;
Leave, O leave me not alone,
still support and comfort me.
All my trust on you is stayed,
all my help from you I bring;
Cover my defenseless head
with the shadow of your wing.

3 Plenteous grace in you is found,
grace to cover all my sin;
let the healing streams abound;
make and keep me pure within.
Fount of life, your love impart,
fill my cup abundantly;
Spring up now within my heart,
rise to all eternity.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, lover of my soul
Title: Jesus, Lover of My Soul
Author: Charles Wesley (1740, alt.)
Publication Date: 1995
Topic: Comfort and Assurance; Healing; Jesus Christ: Strength and Refuge (1 more...)
Language: English
Notes: Alternate tune: ABERYSTWYTH
Tune Information
Composer: Simeon B. Marsh (1834)
Key: F Major

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