352. Jesus, Good Above All Other

1 Jesus, good above all other,
gentle child of gentle mother,
in a stable born our brother,
give us grace to persevere.

2 Jesus, cradled in a manger,
for us facing ev'ry danger,
living as a homeless stranger,
make we thee our King most dear.

3 Jesus, for thy people dying,
risen Master, death defying,
Lord, in heav'n thy grace supplying,
keep us to thy presence near.

4 Jesus, who our sorrow bearest,
all our thoughts and hopes thou sharest,
thou to us thy truth declarest;
help us all thy truth to bear.

5 Lord, in all our doings guide us,
pride and hate shall ne'er divide us,
we'll go on with thee beside us,
and with joy we'll persevere.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, good above all other
Title: Jesus, Good Above All Other
Author: Percy Dearmer (1906)
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: 888.7
Topic: Jesus Christ: Guide and Leader; Jesus Christ: Life and Ministry
Language: English
Tune Information
Meter: 888.7
Key: F Major
Source: Arranged from a 14th-century German carol

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