Drawn by Divine Love

Draw my soul to thee, my Lord

Author: John Adams
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Draw my soul to thee, my Lord;
Make me love thy precious word!
Bid me seek thy smiling face;
Willing to be saved by grace.

2 Dearest Jesus, bid me come;
Let me find thyself my home;
Thou the Refuge of my soul,
Where I may my troubles roll.

3 Lord, thy powerful work begun,
Thou wilt never leave undone;
Teach me to confide in thee;
Thy salvation’s wholly free.

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #389

Author: John Adams

Adams, John. (Northampton, England 1751-May 15, 1835, Northampton). Baptist. Apprenticed to an iron monger. At age eighteen, united with Baptist church in Northampton of which John Collett Ryland was pastor. Later excluded from the church because of a change of view. After retiring from business, he moved his residence several times bur subsequently returned to Northampton, where he died. His first hymns were published in the Gospel Magazine in 1776. One hymn ascribed to "S. P. R." in Service of Song but written by Adams begins: Jesus is our great salvation, Worthy of our best esteem! This hymn appearing also in Rippon's Selection of 1813 concerns salvation by election as does one other hymn: Sons we are through God's election.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Draw my soul to thee, my Lord
Title: Drawn by Divine Love
Author: John Adams
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #389

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The Baptist Hymn Book #883

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