Jesu, in Thy dying woes

Jesu, in Thy dying woes

Author: Thomas Benson Pollock
Published in 72 hymnals

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1 Jesus, in your dying woes,
even while your lifeblood flows,
craving pardon for your foes:
hear us, holy Jesus!

2 Jesus, pitying the sighs
of the thief who near you dies,
promising him paradise:
hear us, holy Jesus!

3 Jesus, loving to the end
her whose heart your sorrows rend,
and your dearest human friend:
hear us, holy Jesus!

4 Jesus, plunged in depths unknown
with our evil foe alone,
while no light from heav'n is shown:
hear us, holy Jesus!

5 Jesus, in your thirst and pain,
while your wounds the lifeblood drain,
thus fulfilling Scripture's plan:
hear us, holy Jesus!

6 Jesus, all our ransom paid,
all your Father's will obeyed,
by your suff'rings perfect made:
hear us, holy Jesus!

7 Jesus, all your labor vast,
all your woe and conflict past,
yielding up your soul at last:
hear us, holy Jesus!

Source: Christian Worship: Hymnal #435

Author: Thomas Benson Pollock

Pollock, Thomas Benson, M.A., was born in 1836, and graduated at Trinity College, Dublin, B.A. 1859, M.A. 1863, where he also gained the Vice-Chancellor's Prize for English Verse in 1855. Taking Holy Orders in 1861, he was Curate of St. Luke's, Leek, Staffordshire; St. Thomas's, Stamford Hill, London; and St. Alban's, Birmingham. Mr. Pollock is a most successful writer of metrical Litanies. His Metrical Litanies for Special Services and General Use, Mowbray, Oxford, 1870, and other compositions of the same kind contributed subsequently to various collections, have greatly enriched modern hymnbooks. To the 1889 Supplemental Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern, Mr. Pollock contributed two hymns, “We are soldiers of Christ, Who is mighty to save… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesu, in Thy dying woes
Author: Thomas Benson Pollock
Meter: 7.7.7.6
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hear us, holy Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Worship #139

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Christian Worship #435

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #117

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #117a

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Lutheran Service Book #447

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Lutheran Worship #112

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Moravian Book of Worship #352

Praise y Adoración #188a

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The Cyber Hymnal #3225

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