578. My Jesus, I Love Thee

1 My Jesus, I love Thee, I know Thou art mine-
For Thee all the follies of sin I resign;
My gracious Redeemer, my Savior art Thou:
If ever I loved Thee, my Jesus, 'tis now.

2 I love Thee because Thou hast first loved me
And purchased my pardon on Calvary's tree;
I love Thee for wearing the thorns on Thy brow:
If ever I loved Thee, my Jesus, 'tis now.

3 I'll love Thee in life, I will love Thee in death,
And praise Thee as long as Thou lendest me breath;
And say when the death dew lies cold on my brow,
"If ever I loved Thee, my Jesus, 'tis now."

4 In mansions of glory and endless delight,
I'll ever adore Thee in heaven so bright;
I'll sing with the glittering crown on my brow,
"If ever I loved Thee my Jesus, 'tis now."

Text Information
First Line: My Jesus, I love Thee, I know Thou art mine
Title: My Jesus, I Love Thee
Author: William R. Featherston, 1846-1873
Meter: 11 11 11 11
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Scripture:
Topic: Commitment and Submission; Confession and repentance; Everlasting Life (10 more...)
Tune Information
Name: GORDON
Composer: Adoniram J. Gordon, 1836-1895
Meter: 11 11 11 11
Key: F Major or modal



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