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My Jesus, I would ne'er forget

My Jesus, I would ne'er forget

Author: Edward Payson Hammond
Tune: [Alas! and did my Savior bleed] (Hull)
Published in 5 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. My Jesus, I would ne’er forget,
That hour I spent with Thee;
When there I saw Thy bloody sweat
In dark Gethsemane.

I’ll ne’er forget, I’ll ne’er forget,
I’ll ne’er forgetful be,
When there I saw Thy bloody sweat
In dark Gethsemane.

2. ’Twas in that olive grove I felt
That Thou hadst died for me;
Alas, how great I saw my guilt
While in Gethsemane. [Refrain]

3. I thought of how Thy heart did throb,
While all Thine own did flee,
And left Thee with the cruel mob,
In sad Gethsemane. [Refrain]

4. ’Twas there I felt my grief and shame
In oft forsaking Thee,
How precious was Thy very name
In dear Gethsemane. [Refrain]

5. Should e’er our love to Thee grow cold,
And we forgetful be,
We’ll call to mind Thy love untold
While in Gethsemane. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1734

Author: Edward Payson Hammond

Hammond, Edward Payson, was born at Ellington, Connecticut, Sep. 1, 1831. He edited Hymns of Prayer and Praise, and is the author of a few pieces in that and other evangelistic hymnals, including "Christian [Children] go and tell Jesus," and "I feel like singing all the time." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My Jesus, I would ne'er forget
Author: Edward Payson Hammond
Refrain First Line: I'll ne'er forget



The Cyber Hymnal #1734
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The Cyber Hymnal #1734

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