Jesus, meek and lowly, Savior pure and holy

Jesus, meek and lowly, Savior pure and holy

Author: Henry Collins
Tune: ST. MARTIN (Ett's Cantica Sacra)
Published in 30 hymnals

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1 Jesu, meek and lowly,
Saviour pure and holy,
On thy love relying
Hear me humbly crying.

2 Prince of life and power,
My salvation’s tower,
On the Cross I view thee
Calling sinners to thee.

3 There behold me gazing
At the sight amazing;
Bending low before thee,
Helpless, I adore thee.

4 By thy red wounds streaming,
With thy life-blood gleaming,
Blood for sinners flowing,
Pardon free bestowing;

5 By that fount of blessing,
Thy dear love expressing,
All my aching sadness
Turn thou into gladness.

6 Lord in mercy guide me,
Be thou e’er beside me;
In thy ways direct me,
’Neath thy wings protect me.

Source: The New English Hymnal #85

Author: Henry Collins

Collins, Henry, M.A., educated at Oxford, where he graduated about 1854. He was ordained to the Ministry of the Church of England, but in Nov., 1857, he entered the Roman communion, becoming a member of the Cistercian Order in 1860. Author of Life of the Rev. Father Gentili, &c, 1861; The Spirit and Mission of the Cistercian Order , &c. His hymns were published by him before leaving the Church of England, in his Hymns for Missions , 1854, first published at Leeds, and then by Shrimpton of Oxford, and Masters of London. It contains 37 hymns, of which two only were by him:—"Jesu, meek and lowly" (Passiontide), and "Jesu, my Lord, my God, my all." (Love of Jesus desired) These hymns are in extensive use. --John Julian, Dictionary of H… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, meek and lowly, Savior pure and holy
Author: Henry Collins
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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