Thou Dear Redeemer, I am Thine

Thou dear Redeemer, I am Thine

Author: Lucy A. Bennett
Tune: EAGLEY (Walch)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Thou dear Redeemer, I am Thine,
O what amazing bliss!
Thy grace has taught my lips to speak
A language such as thins!

2 To humble, glad surrender now
Thou hast my will inclined;
O Master, Lord, about my heart
Thy love-wrought fetters bind.

3 For ever and for ever Thine,
Eternally allied
To Him who bought me by His blood,
To Jesus crucified.

4 My very soul is hushed to rest
As at Thy feet I bow;
Let heaven and earth alike behold
Thy seal upon me now.

5 Yet never in succeeding days
My hope or rest shall be
Upon the sweetly solemn words
My lips have breathed to Thee.

6 ‘Tis on Thine own eternal oath
My spirit shall recline,
For Thou, O blessèd One, to me
Hast whispered, “Thou art Mine.”

Source: Hymns of Consecration and Faith #49

Author: Lucy A. Bennett

Lucy A. Bennett was born on January 8, 1850 in Green Farm, Falfield, Glou­ces­ter­shire, Eng­land. She was a staunch Methodist and a poet. She began to write poems, hymns and prose at an early age. As a young woman, she attended Keswick Conventions where she met and corresponded with prominent Christian leaders, including Christina Rosseti and C. H. Spurgeon. She was active at Mount Pleasant Chapel where she arranged for ministers, led a Bible Class for women, and visited and helped the poor and needy. She helped to found All Nations College, Upper Norwood and Mount Hermon College, Streatham Common. She died on March 10, 1927 Dianne Shapiro, from Mid-Victorian Poetry, 1860-1879: an annotated biobiliography by Catherine W. Reilly (Lon… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou dear Redeemer, I am Thine
Title: Thou Dear Redeemer, I am Thine
Author: Lucy A. Bennett
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Hymns of Consecration and Faith #49

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