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Jesu, thy mercies are untold

Jesu, thy mercies are untold

Author: Bernard of Clairvaux
Tune: ST. FULBERT
Published in 4 hymnals

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1. Jesu, Thy mercies are untold
Through each returning day;
Thy love exceeds a thousandfold
Whatever we can say.

2. That love which in Thy passion drained
For us Thy precious blood;
That love whereby the saints have gained
The vision of their God.

3. ’Tis Thou hast loved us from the womb,
Pure Source of all our bliss,
Our only hope of life to come,
Our happiness in this.

4. Lord, grant us, while on earth we stay,
Thy love to feel and know;
And, when from hence we pass away,
To us Thy glory show.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3454

Author: Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux, saint, abbot, and doctor, fills one of the most conspicuous positions in the history of the middle ages. His father, Tecelin, or Tesselin, a knight of great bravery, was the friend and vassal of the Duke of Burgundy. Bernard was born at his father's castle on the eminence of Les Fontaines, near Dijon, in Burgundy, in 1091. He was educated at Chatillon, where he was distinguished for his studious and meditative habits. The world, it would be thought, would have had overpowering attractions for a youth who, like Bernard, had all the advantages that high birth, great personal beauty, graceful manners, and irresistible influence could give, but, strengthened in the resolve by night visions of his mother (who had dies! in… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesu, thy mercies are untold
Author: Bernard of Clairvaux

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The Cyber Hymnal #3454
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