Jesus, we lift our souls to thee

Jesus, we lift our souls to thee

Author: Thomas Beck
Published in 16 hymnals

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Jesus! we lift our souls to thee;
Thy Holy Spirit breathe;
And let this little infant be
Baptized into thy death.

2 Oh, let thine unction on it rest,
Thy grace its soul renew;
And write within its tender breast
Thy name and nature too.

3 If thou shouldst quickly end its days,
Its place with thee prepare;
And if thou lengthen out its race,
Continue still thy care.

4 Lord! plant us all into thy grace,
That we thy life may prove;
Partakers of thy cross beneath,
And of thy crown above.


Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #479

Author: Thomas Beck

Beck, Thomas. Concerning this writer and compiler we have failed in gathering anything beyond the information contained in the title-pages of his works, and that he contributed to the Gospel and Evangelical Magazines under the signature of "T. B." His works include:— (1) Cause of the Dumb pleaded, 1791, 2nd ed.; (2) The Missionary, a Poem, 1795; (3) The Mission, a Poem, 1796; (4) Poetic Amusements, 1809; (5) Elegy on the Princess Charlotte, 1817; (6) Hymns calculated for the Purposes of Public, Social, and Private Worship, collected, composed, and arranged under their proper heads by Thos. Beck, Minister of the Gospel at Gravesend. Printed for the Author by T. Fisher, Rochester, MDCCLXXXII. From the last work the hymn, "Jesus, I [we]… Go to person page >

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Author: Thomas Beck

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d176

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d178

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #694

Family and Social Melodies #d184

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #262

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #134

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d403

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #623

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #479

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