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Jesus, Thyself to us reveal

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1 Jesus, Thyself to us reveal,
Grant that we may not only feel
Some drawings of Thy grace,
But in communion with Thee live,
And daily from Thy death derive
The needful strength to run our race.

2 O let us think Thee always near,
As is the light that shines so clear,
Or as the air we breathe;
In all our thoughts, our words and ways,
Thus may our lives show forth Thy praise,
Our hearts be freed from things beneath.

3 Jesus, Thou fain wouldst have us be
In all things more conformed to Thee;
We’re filled with conscious shame,
And thank Thee for Thy care and love;
Thy patience, which we richly prove,
Our heartfelt gratitude doth claim.

Source: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #390

Author: Johannes de Watteville

Johannes de Watteville, was the son-in-law of Nicholas Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf, married to Zinzendorf's daughter Benigna. He was a Moravian bishop in Germany. He originated the Christingle tradition in 1747 when he gave each child in his church a lighted candle wrapped in a red ribbon with a prayer that said "Lord Jesus, kindle a flame in these dear children's hearts."… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, Thyself to us reveal
Author: Johannes de Watteville
Copyright: Public Domain



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