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1089. Fairest Lord Jesus

1 Fairest Lord Jesus, Ruler of all nature,
O Thou of God and man the Son,
Thee will I cherish, Thee will I honor,
Thou, my soul's glory, joy and crown.

2 Fair are the meadows, fairer still the woodlands,
Robed in the blooming garb of spring;
Jesus is fairer, Jesus is purer,
Who makes the woeful heart to sing.

3 Fair is the sunshine, fairer still the moonlight,
And all the twinkling starry host;
Jesus shines brighter, Jesus shines purer
Than all the angels heav’n can boast.

4 All fairest beauty, heavenly and earthly,
Wondrously, Jesus, is found in Thee;
None can be nearer, fairer or dearer,
Than Thou, my Savior, art to me.

5 Beautiful Savior! Lord of all the nations!
Son of God and Son of Man!
Glory and honor, praise, adoration,
Now and forevermore be Thine.

Text Information
First Line: Fairest Lord Jesus, Ruler of all nature
Title: Fairest Lord Jesus
Translator: Joseph A. Seiss (1873)
Meter: 11.8.10.8
Scripture: Song of Solomon 6:10
Source: German Jesuits, 1677; Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Fairest_Lord_Jesus); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/f/a/l/faljesus.htm); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (79)
Tune Information
Name: CRUSADER'S HYMN
Arranger: Richard S. Willis (1850)
Meter: 11.8.10.8
Key: F Major
Source: Silesian Melody; Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Fairest_Lord_Jesus); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/f/a/l/faljesus.htm); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (79)



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