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Heart of Jesus, rent in twain

Heart of Jesus, rent in twain

Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Tune: [Heart of Jesus rent in twain]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Heart of Jesus rent in twain,
By Thy dying passion’s pain,
I to Thee for refuge run,
Lifeless, loveless and undone,
From myself and from my sin,
Heart of Jesus, take me in.

2 Arms of Jesus crucified,
To the ages open’d wide,
To Thy fold I fainting flee,
From the foes that compass me,
From myself and from my sin,
Arms of Jesus, take me in.

3 Love of Jesus, wider far,
Than the widest heavens are,
Deeper than my sin can be,
Who shall separate from Thee,
Safe from self and safe from sin,
Love of Jesus, take me in.

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #23

Author: Mary A. Lathbury

Lathbury, Mary Ann, was born in Manchester, Ontario County, New York, Aug. 10, 1841. Miss Lathbury writes somewhat extensively for the American religious periodical press, and is well and favourably known (see the Century Magazine, Jan., 1885, p. 342). Of her hymns which have come into common use we have:— 1. Break Thou the bread of life. Communion with God. A "Study Song" for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, written in the summer of 1880. It is in Horder's (Eng.) Congregational Hymns, 1884. 2. Day is dying in the west. Evening. "Written at the request of the Rev. John H. Vincent, D.D., in the summer of 1880. It was a "Vesper Song," and has been frequently used in the responsive services of the Chautauqua Literary and Sc… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Heart of Jesus, rent in twain
Author: Mary A. Lathbury



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Forest Songs for Chautauqua Assemblies #d19

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International Praise #101

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The Epworth Hymnal No. 2 #45

The New Era of Song #d49

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #23

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