O Jesus, Savior, Christ divine

O Jesus, Savior, Christ divine

Author: William Booth
Published in 3 hymnals

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O JESUS, Saviour, Christ divine,
When shall I know and feel thee mine
Without a doubt or fear?
With anxious, longing thirst I come
To beg thee make my heart thy home,
And keep me holy here.

2 What is there that I will not give
To have thee ever with me live
A conquering Christ within?
My life, my all, this blessèd day
Down at thy precious feet I lay,
To be redeemed from sin.

3 O God of pentecostal fame,
Can I not have that living flame
Burning where’er I go?
From sin and self and shame set free,
Can I not lead lost souls to thee,
And conquer every foe?

4 I can, I do just now believe,
I do the heavenly grace receive,
The Spirit makes me clean.
Christ takes the whole of my poor heart,
No sin shall ever from me part
My Lord who reigns supreme.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #447

Author: William Booth

William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912). The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in 1865 has spread from London, England to many parts of the world and is known for being one of the largest distributors of humanitarian aid. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

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Author: William Booth

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