1 Thank God my Jesus cleanseth me
From all sins I committed,
He paid my debt and set me free,
I, therefore, am acquitted
Of sin's and Satan's bondage fell;
My faith now laughs at death and hell,
Because my life is Jesus.
2 Why should I grieve? He who fulfilled
The Law, thus to release us;
He who His Father's wrath has stilled
By His own death, this Jesus
Still liveth, and all that He hath
He giveth unto me through faith;
Is there a greater treasure?
3 Because my Jesus cleanseth me
From sin by His own merit,
I am from pain and fear set free,
Death cannot daunt my spirit;
I trust in Jesus' righteousness,
His innocence and blessedness
Are now my life and treasure.
4 Now I, like Simeon, can end
My life in peace and gladness,
And to my God I can commend
My spirit without sadness;
For when my weary eyes I close,
My death becomes a sweet repose,
I see the joys of heaven.
5 How happy, therefore, shall I be,
When life's frail thread is broken;
When holy angels carry me
To joys that ne'er were spoken;
When I behold Him face to face,
When I have gained that blessed place,
Prepared for me by Jesus.
6 Lord, grant that e'er prepared I be,
That naught from Thee me sever.
And when I die, let me with Thee
In glory live forever;
Come quickly to deliver me
Lord, by Thy death and agony,
Yea, come, Lord Jesus! Amen.
Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #189
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Evangelical Lutheran Hymn Book with Tunes #d416||Thank God, my Jesus cleanseth me||Thank God, my Jesus cleanseth me||A. Crull; Johannes Olearius||1912|
|Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #57||Thank God! my Jesus cleanseth me||Thank God! my Jesus cleanseth me||Iambic 8, 7.||1893||Presentation ||
|Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #189||Thank God my Jesus cleanseth me||Thank God my Jesus cleanseth me||8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 8, 7 (Iambic)||1918||The Presentation of Christ ||
|Evangelical Lutheran Hymnbook (Lutheran Conference of Missouri and Other States) #d310||Thank God, my Jesus cleanseth me||Thank God, my Jesus cleanseth me||A. Crull; Johannes Olearius||1889|