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110. 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 Fountainhead,
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;
O chase the dark night of sin away,
Shed o'er the world Thy holy light.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, Thou Joy of loving hearts
Title: Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts
Author: Bernard of Clairvaux
Translator: Ray Palmer
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Adoration
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [Jesus, Thou Joy of loving hearts]
Composer: Henry Baker
Incipit: 33351 22355 54234 22222
Key: E♭ Major



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