Jesus, my Lord, I cry to Thee. C. Wesley. [For Sanctification.] This cento is from his Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scriptures, 1762, as follows:—
Stanzas i., ii., Short Hymns, &c, vol. ii., No. 299, on St. John ix. 25.
Stanzas iii., iv., Short Hymns, &c, vol. i., No. 341, on Deut. xxxii. 39.
Stanzas v., vi., Short Hymns, &c, vol. i., No. 1004, on Isaiah xxvii. 3.
In this form it appeared in the Wesleyan Hymn Book 1780, No. 397, and has passed into several collections (Orig. text, Poetical Works, 1868-72, vols. ix. and xiii.).
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)