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646. 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
Attributed to: Bernard of Clairvaux
Arranger and Translator: Ray Palmer (1858)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: L.M.
Scripture: John 6:35; John 15:11
Topic: Bread of Life; The Christian Life: Love for Christ; Christ: The Light (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: QUEBEC
Composer: Henry Baker (1854)
Meter: L.M.
Incipit: 33351 22355 54234 22222
Key: E♭ Major



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