See How He Loved

See how he loved, exclaimed the Jews

Author: Sarah Bache
Tune: OMBERSLEY
Published in 60 hymnals

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1 See how he loved! exclaimed the Jews,
As tender tears from Jesus fell:
My grateful heart the theme pursues,
And on his love delights to dwell.

2 See how he loved! who traveled on,
Teaching the doctrine from the skies;
He bade disease and pain begone,
And called the sleeping dead to rise.

3 See how he loved! who, firm yet mild,
With patience bore the scoffing tongue;
Though oft provoked, he ne'er reviled,
Nor did his enemies a wrong.

4 See how he loved! who never shrank
From toil or danger, pain or death;
He all the cup of sorrow drank,
And meekly yielded up his breath.

5 Such love shall we unmoved survey?
Oh, may our breasts with ardor glow,
To tread his steps, his laws obey,
And thus the love of Jesus show!

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #165

Author: Sarah Bache

Bache, Sarah, 1771-1844, kept a school for many years in Birmingham. Her hymn, "'See how he loved,' exclaimed the Jews," Love of Christ, was contributed to the Exeter Collection, 1812. It is in Martineau’s Hymns for the Christian Church and Home and Belfast Collection, and most of the early books after its appearance. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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