359. Jesus, Thy Mercies Are Untold

1 Jesus, thy mercies are untold
through each returning day;
thy love exceeds a thousandfold
whatever we can say.

2 O joy of ev'ry contrite heart,
O joy of all the meek,
to those who ask, how kind thou art,
how good to those who seek!

3 But what to those who find?
Ah, this nor tongue nor pen can show;
the love of Jesus, what it is
none but his loves ones know.

4 Jesus, our only joy be thou,
as thou our prize wilt be;
in thee be all our glory now
and through eternity.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, thy mercies are untold
Title: Jesus, Thy Mercies Are Untold
Translator: Edward Caswall (1849)
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: CM
Source: Amor, Jesus dulcissime and Dulcis Jesu Memoria, anon. 12th century
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. AGNES
Composer: J. B. Dykes (1866)
Meter: CM
Key: G Major



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