Thou Didst Think Of Me

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1 When Thou didst with pitying eye
Leave Thy Father’s throne on high—
Leave a heavenly diadem
For a crib in Bethlehem,
Jesus, Thou didst think of me;
Do I, do I think of Thee?

2 Blessing, helping everyone,
Yet rejected by Thine own;
Buffeted and spit upon,
O, Thou blessèd Holy One,
This, because Thou thought of me!
Do I, do I think of Thee?

3 Praying in Gethsemane;
Agonizing on the tree;
When, with breaking heart, Thou cried
"It is finished," bowed and died,
Jesus, Thou didst think of me!
Do I, do I think of Thee?

4 On His hands my name I see:
In the grave He thinks of me,
Vain, oh Calvary, Thy doom!
Jesus rises from the tomb,
Evermore to think of me;
Jesus, I will think of Thee.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10971

Author: Salathial C. Kirk

Born: Circa 1847, Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Died: Circa 1917, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kirk’s works include: Musings Along the Way  Go to person page >

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First Line: When Thou didst with pitying eye
Title: Thou Didst Think Of Me
Author: Salathial C. Kirk
Source: Musings Along the Way (Philadelphia: A. H. Sickler & Company, 1900)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


ARFON (Minor)

ARFON is originally a six-phrase Welsh folk tune in minor tonality entitled 'Tros y Garreg." Named for a district on the mainland of northern Wales opposite Mon and Anglesey, the tune was published in Edward Jones's <cite>Relicks of the Welsh Bards</cite> (1784). In the la…

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