Jesus, my Saviour, bind me fast. B. Beddome. [Divine Drawings implored.] Published in his (posthumous) Hymns, &c, 1817, No. 557, in 4 stanza of 4 lines, and headed "Draw me." In the 27th edition of Rippon's Baptist Selection, 1827, stanzas ii.-iv. were given, together with a new opening stanza, as "If Thou hast drawn a thousand times." This is repeated in Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866, No. 463, and others; especially the American hymn-books.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)