Blessed Jesus, Keep Me White

Blessed Jesus, thou art mine, All I have is wholly thine

Author: Peter P. Bilhorn
Tune: [Blessed Jesus, thou art mine]
Published in 29 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Blessed Jesus, Thou art mine,
All I have is wholly Thine;
Thou dost dwell within my heart,
Make me clean in every part.

Refrain:
Blessed Jesus, keep me white,
Keep me walking in the light,
All I have is wholly Thine,
Blessed Jesus, Thou art mine.

2 I am safe within the fold,
All my cares on Thee are rolled;
I enjoy the sweetest rest,
For I’m leaning on Thy breast. [Refrain]

3 Precious Jesus, day by day,
Keep me in the holy way;
Keep my mind in perfect peace,
Every day my faith increase. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Comforter #37

Author: Peter P. Bilhorn

Pseudonyms: Irene Durfee; P. H. Rob­lin (a an­a­gram of his name… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Blessed Jesus, thou art mine, All I have is wholly thine
Title: Blessed Jesus, Keep Me White
Author: Peter P. Bilhorn
Refrain First Line: Blessed Jesus, keep me white
Publication Date: 1876
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Since a version of this text appeared in print at least as early as 1876, when Bilhorn was about eleven years old, and nine years before his copyright claim, it seems clear he adapted another writer's work.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 29 of 29)
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Alexander's New Revival Hymns #2

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Bilhorn's Male Chorus No. l. (Pocket ed. Columbian issue) #18

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Crowning Glory No. 1 #142

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Crowning Glory #50

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Devotion and Praise #66

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Full Gospel Songs #178

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Honey Out of the Rock #50

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Honey Out of the Rock #50

Hymns of Heavenly Harmony #d18

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Hymns of His Grace #43

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Hymns of the Comforter #37

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International Gospel Hymns and Songs #117

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New Soul Winning Songs #26

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Northfield Hymnal #132

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Salvation Echoes #58

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Sermons in Song, No. 3 #152

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Songs of Faith and Hope #80

Songs of Peace and Power #d22

Songs of Redemption and Praise #d10

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Songs of Redemption and Praise. Rev. #91

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Soul Winning Songs #31

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Spiritual Songs for Gospel Meetings and the Sunday School #97d

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Sun-Shine Songs for the Sunday School #102

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The Bow of Promise #42

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d37

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #8

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #157

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The Heavenly Choir #33

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Voices of Victory #71

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