O see how Jesus trusts himself

O see how Jesus trusts himself

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Tune: FLENSBURG
Published in 36 hymnals

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1 Oh, see how Jesus trusts himself
Unto our childish love!
As though by his free ways with us
Our earnestness to prove.

2 The light of live is round his feet,
His paths are never dim;
And he comes nigh to us when we
Dare not come nigh to him.

3 Let us be simple with him then,
Not backward, stiff, nor cold,
As though our Bethlehem could be
What Sinai was of old.

Source: Triumphant Songs No.2 #333

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Faber, Frederick William, D.D., son of Mr. T. H. Faber, was born at Calverley Vicarage, Yorkshire, June 28, 1814, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1836. He was for some time a Fellow of University College, in the same University. Taking Holy Orders in 1837, he became Rector of Elton, Huntingdonshire, in 1843, but in 1846 he seceded to the Church of Rome. After residing for some time at St. Wilfrid's, Staffordshire, he went to London in 1849, and established the London "Oratorians," or, "Priests of the Congregation of St. Philip Neri," in King William Street, Strand. In 1854 the Oratory was removed to Brompton. Dr. Faber died Sept. 26, 1863. Before his secession he published several prose works, some of which were… Go to person page >

Notes

O see how Jesus trusts Himself. F. W. Faber. [True Love.] Published in the 1849 edition of his Jesus and Mary, &c, p. 187, in 23 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed "True Love." It is also in his Hymns, 1862. The cento usually found in common use was given in Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866, No. 784, and is composed of stanzas i., iii., v. and vi. This is repeated in Laudes Domini, N. Y., 1884, and, with slight alterations, in Dale's English Hymn Book, 1874.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 36 of 36)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #269Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d673
Church and University Hymns #d144
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #287Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #287Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #196Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #355Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #149Page Scan
Lyra Catholica: containing all the hymns of the Roman breviary and missal, with others from various sources. Arranged for every day in the week, and the festivals and saints' days... #541Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1454Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1057Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #486Page Scan
Revival Hymns #239Page Scan
Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d364
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad821
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #720Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #720Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #720Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #720Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #720Page Scan
Songs for the Service of Prayer #97Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #445Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1057Page Scan
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #175Page Scan
The Catholic Hymn Book: a collection of hymns, anthems, etc. for all holydays of obligation and devotion throughout the year #227Page Scan
The Choralist #d257
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d668
The Gospel Psalmist #353Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #1454Page Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #366Page Scan
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d455
The Plymouth Hymnal #d388
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #207dPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d793
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #352TextPage Scan
Triumphant Songs No.2 #333TextPage Scan



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