Jesus, I Come to Thee

Out of my darkness into thy light, Jesus, I come

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [Out of my darkness into thy light] (Gabriel)
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Out of my darkness into Thy light,
Jesus, I come to Thee!
Out of my weakness into Thy might,
Jesus, I come to Thee!
Thou who restorest sight to the blind,
Thou who art ever wondrously kind,
Rest from my load of sorrow to find,
Jesus, I come to Thee.

Chorus:
Jesus, I come to Thee,
Jesus, I come to Thee!
From Thy Safe keeping to never more stray,
Jesus, I come to Thee!

2 Out of my starving into Thy wealth,
Jesus, I come to Thee!
Out of my sickness into Thy health,
Jesus, I come to Thee!
All we can ask Thou freely dost give,
Biddest the soul, in dying, to live;
Pardon and grace from Thee to receive,
Jesus, I come to Thee. [Chorus]

3 Out of my sorrow into Thy peace,
Jesus, I come to Thee!
Knowing my joy will daily increase,
Jesus, I come to Thee!
Out of my toiling into Thy rest,
Here with Thy saints securely I’m blest,
With Thy great gift so richly possessed,
Jesus, I come to Thee. [Chorus]


Source: Melodies of Salvation #210

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Out of my darkness into thy light, Jesus, I come
Title: Jesus, I Come to Thee
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Refrain First Line: Jesus, I come to thee
Copyright: Public Domain

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