Let the Beauty of Jesus

Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in me, All His wonderful passion and purity (Orsborn)

Author: Albert W. T. Orsborn
Tune: [Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in me] (Jones)
Published in 40 hymnals

Representative Text

Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in me,
All his wonderful passion and purity,
O thou Spirit divine, all my nature refine,
Till the beauty of Jesus be seen in me.

Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #c77

Author: Albert W. T. Orsborn

Albert Orsborn, "the poet general", was the sixth leader (general) of The Salvation Army. He led the international organization in the aftermath of World War II (1946-1954), and approved its becoming a founding member of the World Council of Churches (1948). He is noted for his poetry and hymns, of which "My life must be Christ's broken bread" is arguably the best known. email sent to Hymnary Go to person page >

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First Line: Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in me, All His wonderful passion and purity (Orsborn)
Title: Let the Beauty of Jesus
Author: Albert W. T. Orsborn
Language: English
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Complete Mission Praise #410

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #392

Audio

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #383

Sacred Selections for the Church #230

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #c77

Include 35 pre-1979 instances
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