The Love of Jesus

What a blessed hope is mine

Author: Robert Bruce
Tune: [What a blessed hope is mine]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 What a blessed hope is mine,
Thro’ the love of Jesus;
I’m an heir of life divine,
Thro’ the love of Jesus.

He will my soul defend;
He, my unchanging Friend;
He will keep me to the end:
All glory be to Jesus.

2 I can sing without fear,
Praise the name of Jesus;
He, my present help, is near,
Praise the name of Jesus. [Refrain]

3 Pressing on my pilgrim way,
Trusting only Jesus,
O ‘tis joy from day to day,
Trusting only Jesus. [Refrain]

4 Thus my journey I’ll pursue,
Looking unto Jesus,
Till the land of rest I view,
There to dwell with Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 1: compiled and arranged for use in gospel meetings, Sunday schools, prayer meetings and other religious services #98

Author: Robert Bruce

Pseudonym. See also Crosby, Fanny, 1820-1915 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What a blessed hope is mine
Title: The Love of Jesus
Author: Robert Bruce
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He will my soul defend
Copyright: Public Domain



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