52. Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts

1 Jesus, Thou Joy of loving hearts,
Thou Fount of life, Thou Light of men,
From the best bliss that earth imparts,
We turn unfilled to Thee again.

2 Thy truth unchanged hath ever stood,
Thou savest those that on Thee call;
To them that seek Thee, Thou art good,
To them that find Thee, all in all.

3 We taste Thee, O Thou living Bread,
And long to feast upon Thee still;
We drink of Thee, the Fountain head,
And thirst our souls from Thee to fill.

4 Our restless spirits yearn for Thee,
Where'er our changeful lot is cast;
Glad, when Thy gracious smile we see,
Blest when our faith can hold Thee fast.

5 O Jesus, ever with us stay,
Make all our moments calm and bright;
Chase the dark night of sin away,
Shed o'er the world Thy holy light.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, Thou joy of loving hearts
Title: Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts
Translator: Ray Palmer, 1808-1887
Author: Bernard of Clairvaux, 1091-1153
Publication Date: 1970
Meter: L.M.
Topic: Aspiriaton; Worship of God
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Henry Percy Smith, 1825-1898
Meter: L.M.
Key: E♭ Major

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