1 Help me sing my Savior's worth,
Help me sing of Jesus;
Help me tell His praises forth,
All who love our Jesus.
Loud and lasting be our song,
Praises to our God belong;
Round the throne the seraph throng,
Sing the praise of Jesus.
2 Sing they may, those sons of light,
Round the throne of Jesus;
Sing they may, creative might,
Wondrous might, of Jesus.
Sweeter praises we can bring,
Richer tribute to our King,
We redeeming love can sing,—
Wondrous love of Jesus.
3 We can sing the blood He spilt,
Precious blood of Jesus;
Ransom from our dreadful guilt,
Praise the blood of Jesus.
We can sing the grace that saved,
sing the flood from sin that lav'd,
Sing the love that death hath brav'd,—
Mighty love of Jesus.
4 By His death He set us free,
Blessed love of Jesus;
Can our lips now silent be,
Since we've found this Jesus?
Oh! redeem'd ones sing His praise,
Sweetest notes of triumph raise,
Bless His name thro' endless days,
Jesus! Jesus! Jesus!
Offord, Robert M., son of an English "open-communion" Baptist, was born at St. Austell, Cornwall, Sept. 17, 1846. In 1870 he removed to America, where he was associated for some time with the Methodists, but subsequently joined the Reformed Dutch Church in 1878. He is editor of the New York Observer. To that paper he contributed:—
1. Jesus, heed me, lost and dying. Lent.
2. It is no untried way. Christ's Burden.
No. 1 appeared on Jan. 25th, and No. 2 on Feb. 1st, 1883. They were revised for Laudes Domini, N. Y., 1884 (Duffield's English Hymns, N. Y., 1886).
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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