Jesus sinners doth receive, When they fall contrite before Him

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1 Jesus sinners will receive,
When they fall contrite before Him,
When His teachings they believe,
And with new life will adore Him:
Blessed He who can believe
Jesus sinners doth receive!

2 Jesus sinners will receive!
Hence will I not grown faint-hearted,
Though my sins me sorely grieve,
And all peace from me have parted;
Still this trust will e'er relieve:
Jesus sinners doth receive.

3 Jesus sinners will receive!
What, though Satan's rage assail me?
I of Him ask no reprieve,
This assurance will avail me;
I am safe while I believe:
Jesus sinners doth receive.

4 Jesus sinners will receive!
On His pastures, so delightful,
Every lamb may feed and live,
Though the Pharisees grow spiteful;
Even they this witness give:
Jesus sinner doth receive!

5 Jesus sinners will receive!
Thie sweet comfort shall then cheer me;
Thereto shall my faith e'er cleave,
Nevermore then need I fear me;
O how blest, I will not grieve!
Jesus sinners doth receive!

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #244

Author: Ludwig Heinrich Schlosser

Ludwig Heinrich Schlosser, b. 1663, Darmstadt; d. 1723 Frankfort-on-the-Main. Pastor at Frankfort. Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1908 Go to person page >

Translator: E. Cronenwett

Cronenwett, Emmanuel, a Lutheran Pastor at Butler, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., contributed to the Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, Published by Order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other States, 1880, in addition to 20 translations from the German, the following original hymns, some of which rank with the best in the collection:— 1. A holy state is wedded life. Domestic Worship. 2. Faith is wisdom from on high. Faith. 3. Heavenly Father, Jesus taught us. Prayer. 4. Lord, Thine omniscience I adore. Omniscience. 5. O Triune God, Thy blessing great. Domestic Worship. 6. Of omniscient grace I sing. Omniscience. 7. Of Zion's honour angels sing. Ordination. 8. The precepts of the word are pure.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus sinners doth receive, When they fall contrite before Him
Author: Ludwig Heinrich Schlosser (1693)
Translator: E. Cronenwett (1880)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



First published in Johann Crüger's Praxis Pietatis Melica (1653) without attribution, JESUS, MEINE ZUVERSICHT was credited to Crüger (PHH 42) in the 1668 edition of that hymnal. (The later isorhythmic RATISBON is related to this tune; see 34.) JESUS, MEINE ZUVERSICHT is named for its association w…

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. 9th ed. #a244

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