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Jesus, Son of God most high

Jesus, Son of God most high

Author: Thomas Benson Pollock
Published in 16 hymnals

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Part 1:
1 Jesus, Son of God most high,
Who didst in a manger lie,
Who upon the Cross didst die:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

2 Jesus, once an infant small,
Cradled in the oxen's stall
Though the God and Lord of all:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Part 2:
3 May we prize our Christian name,
May we guard it free from blame,
Hating all that causes shame:
Hear us holy, Jesus.

4 May we grow from day to day,
Glad to learn each holy way,
Ever ready to obey:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

5 May our thoughts be undefiled,
May our words be true and mild,
Make us each a holy child:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Part 3:
6 When we lie asleep at night,
Ever may Thy angels bright
Keep us safe till morning light:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

7 Jesus, from Thy heavenly throne
Watching o'er each little one
Till our life on earth is done:
Hear us, holy Jesus.

Source: The Children's Hymnbook #170

Author: Thomas Benson Pollock

Pollock, Thomas Benson, M.A., was born in 1836, and graduated at Trinity College, Dublin, B.A. 1859, M.A. 1863, where he also gained the Vice-Chancellor's Prize for English Verse in 1855. Taking Holy Orders in 1861, he was Curate of St. Luke's, Leek, Staffordshire; St. Thomas's, Stamford Hill, London; and St. Alban's, Birmingham. Mr. Pollock is a most successful writer of metrical Litanies. His Metrical Litanies for Special Services and General Use, Mowbray, Oxford, 1870, and other compositions of the same kind contributed subsequently to various collections, have greatly enriched modern hymnbooks. To the 1889 Supplemental Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern, Mr. Pollock contributed two hymns, “We are soldiers of Christ, Who is mighty to save… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, Son of God most high
Author: Thomas Benson Pollock
Refrain First Line: Hear us, holy Jesus



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