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Jesus, cast a look on me

Jesus, cast a look on me

Author: John Berridge
Published in 24 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus, cast a look on me!
Give me true simplicity;
Make me poor and keep me low,
Seeking only Thee to know.

2 All that feeds my busy pride,
Cast it evermore aside:
Bid my will to Thine submit,
Lay me humbly at Thy feet!

3 Make me like a little child,
Simple, teachable, and mild;
Seeing only in Thy light,
Walking only in Thy might!

4 Leaning on Thy loving breast,
Where a weary soul may rest;
Feeling well the peace of God
Flowing from Thy precious blood!


Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #463

Author: John Berridge

Berridge, John, born at Kingston, Notis, March 1, 1716, and educated at Clare Hall, Cambridge. In 1749 he was ordained as curate to the parish of Stapleford, near Cambridge, and in 1755 he was preferred to the Vicarage of Everton, where he died Jan. 22, 1793. His epitaph, written by himself for his own tombstone (with date of death filled in), is an epitome of his life. It reads:— " Here lies the remains of John Berridge, late Vicar of Everton, and an itinerate servant of Jesus Christ, who loved his Master and His work; and after running on His errands for many years, was caught up to wait on Him above. Reader! art thou born again? (No salvation without a new birth.) I was born in sin, February, 1716; remained ignorant of my fallen sta… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, cast a look on me
Author: John Berridge
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 24 of 24)

Anglican Hymn Book #82

Book of Common Praise #d262

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #337

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #463

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Church Hymnal #416

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Favorite Hymns #XXXVIII

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book with Accompanying Tunes (Second Edition) #519

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #451

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #519

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #370

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #796

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Hymns of the Ages (3rd series) #99

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Precious Hymns #53

The Book of Common Praise #d273

The Book of Praise #d151

The Book of Praise #d366

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The Christian Hymn Book #780

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #409c

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d493

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The Sabbath School Hymn and Tune Book #169

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d407

Two Hundred and Fifty-two Familiar Hymns #d97

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