Looking Unto Jesus

Looking unto Jesus, never need we yield

Author: Frances R. Havergal
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Looking unto Jesus,
Never need we yield,
Over all the armor,
Faith the battle-shield;
Standard of salvation,
In our hearts unfurled;
Let its elevation
Overcome the world.

Looking unto Jesus,
Looking unto Jesus,
Looking unto Jesus,
Never need we yield
Looking unto Jesus,
Looking unto Jesus,
Over all the armor
Faith the battle shield.

2 Look away to Jesus,
Look away from all,
Then we need not stumble,
Then we shall not fall;
From each snare that lureth,
Foe or phantom grim,
Safety this ensureth,—
Look away to Him. [Refrain]

3 Looking into Jesus,
Wond'ringly we trace
Heights of power and glory,
Depths of love and grace;
Vistas far unfolding
Ever stretch before
As we gaze, beholding
Ever more and more. [Refrain]

4 Looking up to Jesus
On the em’rald throne,
Faith shall pierce the heavens,
Where our King is gone;
Lord, on Thee depending,
Now, continually,
Heart and mind ascending,
Let us dwell with Thee. [Refrain]

Source: On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #4

Author: Frances R. Havergal

Havergal, Frances Ridley, daughter of the Rev. W. H. Havergal, was born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836. Five years later her father removed to the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Worcester. In August, 1850, she entered Mrs. Teed's school, whose influence over her was most beneficial. In the following year she says, "I committed my soul to the Saviour, and earth and heaven seemed brighter from that moment." A short sojourn in Germany followed, and on her return she was confirmed in Worcester Cathedral, July 17, 1853. In 1860 she left Worcester on her father resigning the Rectory of St. Nicholas, and resided at different periods in Leamington, and at Caswall Bay, Swansea, broken by visits to Switzerland, Scotland, and North Wales. She died… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Looking unto Jesus, never need we yield
Title: Looking Unto Jesus
Author: Frances R. Havergal
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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