Lord Jesus, thou art mine

Lord Jesus, thou art mine

Author: Edward Sill
Tune: SONG 20
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Lord Jesus, thou art mine;
I need thee day by day.
Thou art my friend, my guide divine,
To lead me on my way.

2. Lord Jesus, thou art mine;
I need thy strength and power.
Thou art the vine, I am the branch;
Protect me every hour.

3. Lord Jesus, thou art mine;
I need thy saving grace.
O let thy face upon me shine
Until my dying days.

4. Lord Jesus, thou art mine;
I need thy tender love,
For thou art mine, and I am thine,
Here and at home above.

Source: Hymns for Youth #135

Author: Edward Sill

Sill, Edward Rowland, b. at Windsor, Conn., April 29, 1841, and educated at Yale. He was Prof. of English Literature in the University of California, 1874-1882. He died at Cleveland, O., Feb. 27, 1887. His poetical works include The Hermitage, 1867, and Venus of Milo, 1883. Several of his pieces are in Horder's Treasury of American Sacred Song, 1896-1900. His hymn, "Send down Thy truth, O God" (For the outpouring of the Holy Spirit), in The Pilgrim Hymnal, 1904, is from The Hermitage, 1867. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord Jesus, thou art mine
Author: Edward Sill

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Hymns for Youth #135

The Children's Hymnal #d168

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