Jesus thou hast willed it

Jesus thou hast willed it

Author: H. Jenner
Published in 10 hymnals

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1 Jesus, Thou has willed it,
That Thy Church shalt be
One in faith and spirit,
Ever one in Thee.
We the cross are bearing,
Once on Jesus laid;
We the pray'r are praying,
That our Master prayed.

Jesus, Thou hast willed it,
That Thy Church should be
One in faith and spirit,
Ever one in Thee.

2 Tho' the time be distant,
Still we watch and pray,
E'en tho' faint and weary,
Waiting for the day;
When the Church uniting,
In one host shall fight,
'Gainst the pow'r of darkness,
In the Lord's own might. [Refrain]

3 Thou, our heavenly Master,
Bid contentions cease;
Thou, true Prince of Salem,
Give Thy children peace;
Peace from God the Father,
Peace from God the Son,
Peace from God the Spirit,
From the Three in One. [Refrain]

Source: The Church Hymnal: containing hymns approved and set forth by the general conventions of 1892 and 1916; together with hymns for the use of guilds and brotherhoods, and for special occasions (Rev. ed) #575

Author: H. Jenner

Jenner, Henry, son of H. L. Jenner, D.D., sometime Bishop of Dunedin, born in 1848, is the author of one hymn only, “Jesus, Thou hast willed it," which was written in 1870 for the anniversary of the Society for Promoting the Unity of Christendom, and was first sung in procession at St. Michael's, Shoreditch, on “the Octave of Our Lady St. Mary," 1870, to a tune by his father. It is in the Scotch Ch. Hymnary, 1898. [Rev. John Brownlie] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus thou hast willed it
Author: H. Jenner
Copyright: Public Domain



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