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The one whom Jesus loved

Rich blessing, oft has earth to give

Author: George P. Hott
Tune: [Rich blessing, oft has earth to give]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Rich blessing, oft has earth to give,
And heav’n has much in store,
For him alone “whom Jesus loved”—
Oh, may I love Him more.

The one, the one whom Jesus loved,
Best hope of life for me,
To be the one whom Jesus loved,
Is heav’n on earth for me.

2 Fain would I lay my burdens down,
My sins at Jesus’ feet;
‘Tis all I have, ‘tis all I wish,
To be in Him complete. [Refrain]

3 To share the love of Christ my Lord,
His love, so full, so free;
All I could hope, all I could ask,
‘Tisall my earthly plea. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #244

Author: George P. Hott

20th Century Hott, a minister in the United Brethren Church, was Principal of Shenandoah Collegiate Institute (now Shenandoah University), Winchester, Virginia (1887-96). His works include: Christ the Teacher (Dayton, Ohio: United Brethren Publishing House, 1900)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Rich blessing, oft has earth to give
Title: The one whom Jesus loved
Author: George P. Hott
Refrain First Line: The one, the one whom Jesus loved