Jesus, Jesus, nought but Jesus

Jesus, Jesus, nought but Jesus

Author: Ludaemilie Elisabeth Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus, Jesus, nought but Jesus
Shall be e'er my wish and zeal;
Now I form the resolution
That, as Jesus wills, I will,
For my heart, which He hath filled,
Ever cries: Lord, as Thou wilt.

2 E'er 'tis He for whom I'm living,
Whom I'm loving faithfully;
He it is to whom I'm giving
What in love He gave to me,
His dear blood hides all my guilt.
Lead Thy child, Lord, as Thou wilt.

3 Seems e'er aught to be a treasure,
Which offensive is to Thee.
Oh, then take away such pleasure,
Real blessings give to me.
Let my heart with Thee be filled;
Take myself, Lord, as Thou wilt.

4 Unto death let me endeavor
Thee to please in good and ill;
In me, through me, with me ever,
Lord accomplish Thy good will,
Let me die, on Thee, Lord, built,
When, and where, and as Thou wilt.

5 Saviour, I will sing thy praises,
For thou unto me didst bring
Thine own self and all Thy graces,
That I joyfully may sing:--
Be it unto me, my shield,
As Thou wilt, Lord, as Thou wilt.

Source: Hymn Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran schools and congregations #74

Author: Ludaemilie Elisabeth Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt

Ludämilia Elisabeth, second daughter of Count Ludwig Gunther I. of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, was born April 7, 1640, at the castle of Heidecksburg, near Rudolstadt, and was educated there along with her cousin Emilie Juliane (q.v.). In 1665 she went with her mother to the dowager castle of Friedensburg near Leutenberg; but after her mother's death, in 1670, she returned to Rudolstadt, where, on Dec. 20, 1671, she was formally betrothed to Count Christian Wilhelm of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen. At this time measles was raging in the district, and her eldest sister, Sophie Juliane, was seized, and died Feb. 14, 1672. By attending on her, Ludämilia and the youngest sister, Christiane Magdalene, caught the infection, and both died at Rudolstadt o… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, Jesus, nought but Jesus
German Title: Jesus, Jesus, nichts als Jesus
Author: Ludaemilie Elisabeth Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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