Then do I love Jesus

When I think of Jesus' love, Jesus, blessed Jesus

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When I think of Jesus’ love,
Jesus, blessed Jesus;
How He came from Heav’n above,
Then do I love Jesus.
When I know He died for me,
On the hill of Calvary,
Died to set my spirit free,
Then do I love Jesus.

2 When I feel my sins forgiv’n,
Jesus, blessed Jesus;
When I read or sing of Heav’n,
Then do I love Jesus;
When He bids me come and rest,
On His kind and loving breast,
When my longing heart is blest,
Then do I love Jesus.

3 When He sends His Spirit down,
Jesus, blessed Jesus;
When He points to harp and crown,
Then do I love Jesus;
When my trials all are o’er,
When I reach the other shore,
There to dwell forevermore,
Then will I love Jesus.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12675

Author: Mary A. Kidder

Mary Ann Pepper Kidder USA 1820-1905. Born at Boston, MA, she was a poet, writing from an early age. She went blind at age 16, but miraculously recovered her sight the following year. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1844 she married Ellis Usher Kidder, a music publisher, working for the firm founded by his brother, Andrew, and they had three children: Mary Frances, Edward, and Walter. That year they moved to Charlestown, MA, and in 1857 to New York City. When the American Civil War broke out, Ellis enlisted in the 4th Regiment as a private. Mustered in for two years of service, he died of disease in 1862, six days after participating in the Battle of Antietam. Left alone, with three children to care for, her… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When I think of Jesus' love, Jesus, blessed Jesus
Title: Then do I love Jesus
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #12675
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The Cyber Hymnal #12675

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