Jesus, thy love unbounded

Jesus, thy love unbounded

Author: James G. Deck
Tune: EVARTS
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus, thy love unbounded,
So full, so sweet, so free,
Leaves all our thoughts confounded
Whene'er we think of thee.
For us thou cam'st from heaven,
For us didst bleed and die,
That, ransomed and forgiven,
We might ascend on high. A-men.

2 We know that thou hast bought us,
And washed us in thy Blood;
We know thy grace hath brought us
As kings and priests to God,
We know that the blessèd morning,
Long looked for, draweth near,
When we, at thy returning,
In glory shall appear.

3 O let thy love constrain us
To give our hearts to thee;
Let nothing please or pain us,
Apart, O Lord, from thee;
Our joy, our one endeavor,
Through suffering, conflict, shame,
To serve thee, gracious Saviour,
And magnify thy Name.

Amen.



Source: Service Book and Hymnal of the Lutheran Church in America #401

Author: James G. Deck

Deck, James George, eldest son of John Deck, of Bury St. Edmunds, was born in 1802 and educated for the army, and became an officer in the Indian service. Retiring from the army, and having joined the Plymouth Brethren, he undertook, in 1843, the charge of a congregation of that body, at Wellington, Somerset. In 1852 be went abroad and settled in New Zealand. His hymns were published in Hymns for the Poor of the Flock, 1837-1838; Psalms and Hymns, &c, London, Walther (containing those in the former collection), 1842; the Wellington Hymn Book, 1857; Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1860. Of his hymns now in use outside his own denomination, the greater part appeared in the 1837-1838 book, and are found in his brother-in-law's (Dr. Walker's) Chelte… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, thy love unbounded
Author: James G. Deck
Source: Bosworth's Hymns, 1865

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Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #363

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Service Book and Hymnal of the Lutheran Church in America #401

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The Book of Worship #148

The Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Congregations #d242

The Parish School Hymnal #d164

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