INFINITE Power, eternal Lord,
1 INFINITE Power, eternal Lord,
How sovereign is thy hand!
All nature rose to obey thy word,
And moves at thy command.
2 With steady course the shining sun
Keeps his appointed way;
And all the hours obedient run
The circle of the day.
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INFINITE, unexhausted Love!
1 INFINITE, unexhausted Love!
Jesus and love are one!
If still to me thy bowels move,
They are restrained to none.
2 What shall I do my God to love?
My loving God to praise?
The length, and breadth, and height to prove
And depth of soverei ... read more
INSPIRER of the ancient seers,
6-8s. 2 Timothy iii. 16, 17.
1 INSPIRER of the ancient seers,
Who wrote from thee the sacred page,
The same through all succeeding years,
To us, in our degenerate age,
The spirit of thy word impart,
And breathe the life into our heart.
2 While n ... read more
INTO thy gracious hands I fall,
1 INTO thy gracious hands I fall,
And with the arms of faith embrace;
O King of glory, hear my call,
O raise me, heal me, by thy grace!
Now righteous through thy wounds I am;
No condemnation now I dread:
I taste salvation in thy name,
Alive i ... read more
I'LL praise my Maker while I've breath,
6-8s. 2nd metre. Psalm cxlvi.
1 I'LL praise my Maker while I've breath,
And when my voice is lost in death,
Praise shall employ my nobler powers;
My days of praise shall ne'er be past,
While life, and thought, and being last,
Or immortality endur ... read more
I'M not ashamed to own my Lord,
C.M. The same subject.
1 I'M not ashamed to own my Lord,
Or to defend his cause,
Maintain the honour of his word,
The glory of his cross.
2 Jesus, my God! I know his name,
His name is all my trust;
Nor will he put my soul to shame,
Nor let my ... read more
JEHOVAH reigns on high
2-6s & 4-7s.
1 JEHOVAH reigns on high
In peerless majesty;
Boundless power his royal robe,
Purest light his garment is;
Rules his word the spacious globe,
Stablished it in floating seas.
2 Ancient of days! Thy name
And essence is I AM;
Thou, O ... read more
JEHOVAH, God the Father, bless,
C.M. Numbers vi. 24 - 26.
1 JEHOVAH, God the Father, bless,
And thy own work defend!
With mercy's outstretched arms embrace
And keep us to the end!
Preserve the creatures of thy love,
By providential care
Conducted to the realms above,
To sing th ... read more
JEHOVAH'S Fellow, and his Son,
6-8s. Luke ii. 34.
1 JEHOVAH'S Fellow, and his Son,
What numbers fall by thee and rise!
Precious, elect, and corner-stone,
Built on thy strength we reach the skies,
Or by thy cross ourselves o'erthrow,
And sink into eternal woe.
2 Thine anger ... read more
JESU! Redeemer! Saviour, Lord,
C.M. SECOND PART
1 JESU! Redeemer! Saviour, Lord,
The weary sinner's friend,
Come to my help, pronounce the word,
And bid my troubles end.
2 Deliverance to my soul proclaim,
And life, and liberty;
Shed forth the virtue of thy name,
And Jesus p ... read more
JESU, friend of sinners, hear,
7s & 6s.
1 JESU, friend of sinners, hear,
Yet once again I pray;
From my debt of sin set clear,
For I have nought to pay;
Speak, O speak, the kind release,
A poor backsliding soul restore!
Love me freely, seal my peace,
And bid me sin no more.
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JESU, if still the same thou art,
1 JESU, if still the same thou art,
If all thy promises are sure,
Set up thy kingdom in my heart,
And make me rich, for I am poor:
To me be all thy treasures given,
The kingdom of an inward heaven.
2 Thou hast pronounced the mourners blest ... read more
JESU, if still thou art to-day
1 JESU, if still thou art to-day
As yesterday the same,
Present to heal, in me display
The virtue of thy name.
2 If still thou goest about to do
Thy needy creatures good
On me, that I thy praise may show,
Be all thy wonders showed.
3 N ... read more
JESU, in whom the weary find
1 JESU, in whom the weary find
Their late, but permanent repose,
Physician of the sin-sick mind,
Relieve my wants, assuage my woes;
And let my soul on thee be cast,
Till life's fierce tyranny be past.
2 Loosed from my God, and far removed ... read more
JESU, let thy pitying eye
7s & 6s.
1 JESU, let thy pitying eye
Call back a wandering sheep
False to thee, like Peter, I
Would fain, like Peter, weep:
Let me be by grace restored,
On me be all long-suffering shown;
Turn, and look upon me, Lord,
And break my heart of stone. ... read more
JESU, Lover of my soul,
1 JESU, Lover of my soul,
Let me to thy bosom fly,
While the nearer waters roll,
While the tempest still is high:
Hide me, O my Saviour, hide,
Till the storm of life be past!
Safe into the haven guide,
O receive my soul at last!
2 Other ... read more
JESU, my Advocate above,
1 JESU, my Advocate above,
My friend before the throne of love,
If now for me prevails thy prayer,
If now I find thee pleading there,
If thou the secret wish convey,
And sweetly prompt my heart to pray;
Hear, and my weak petitions join,
Almig ... read more
JESU, my God and King,
2-6s & 4-7s.
1 JESU, my God and King,
Thy regal state I sing!
Thou, and only thou, art great,
High thine everlasting throne;
Thou the sovereign Potentate,
Blessed, immortal, thou alone.
2 Essay your choicest strains,
The King Messiah reigns!
T ... read more
JESU, my Saviour, Brother, Friend,
1 JESU, my Saviour, Brother, Friend,
On whom I cast my every care,
On whom for all things I depend,
Inspire, and then accept, my prayer.
2 If I have tasted of thy grace,
The grace that sure salvation brings,
If with me now thy Spirit stays, ... read more
JESU, my Truth, my Way,
1 JESU, my Truth, my Way,
My sure, unerring light,
On thee my feeble steps I stay,
Which thou wilt guide aright.
2 My Wisdom and my guide,
My Counsellor thou art;
O never let me leave thy side,
Or from thy paths depart!
3 I lift my eye ... read more
JESU, shall I never be
7s. Philippians ii. 5.
1 JESU, shall I never be
Firmly grounded upon thee?
Never by thy work abide,
Never in thy wounds reside?
2 O how wavering is my mind,
Tossed about with every wind!
O how quickly doth my heart
From the living God depart! ... read more
JESU, Shepherd of the sheep,
1 JESU, Shepherd of the sheep,
Pity my unsettled soul!
Guide, and nourish me, and keep,
Till thy love shall make me whole:
Give me perfect soundness, give,
Make me steadfastly believe.
2 I am never at one stay,
Changing every hour I am;
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JESU, take my sins away,
7s & 6s.
1 JESU, take my sins away,
And make me know thy name!
Thou art now, as yesterday
And evermore, the same;
Thou my true Bethesda be;
I know within thine arms is room,
All the world may unto thee,
Their House of Mercy, come.
2 Mercy then ... read more
JESU, the Life, the Truth, the Way,
C.M. Matthew vi. 10
1 JESU, the Life, the Truth, the Way,
In whom I now believe,
As taught by thee, in faith I pray,
Expecting to receive.
2 Thy will by me on earth be done,
As by the choirs above,
Who always see thee on thy throne,
And glory i ... read more
JESU, the sinner's friend, to thee,
1 JESU, the sinner's friend, to thee,
Lost and undone, for aid I flee,
Weary of earth, myself, and sin,
Open thine arms and take me in.
2 Pity, and heal my sin-sick soul;
'Tis thou alone canst make me whole;
Fallen, till in me thine image ... read more
JESU, the very thought of thee
1 JESU, the very thought of thee
With sweetness fills my breast;
But sweeter far thy face to see,
And in thy presence rest.
2 Nor voice can sing, nor heart can frame,
Nor can the memory find
A sweeter sound than thy blest name,
O Saviour o ... read more
JESU, the word of mercy give,
1 JESU, the word of mercy give,
And let it swiftly run;
And let the priests themselves believe,
And put salvation on.
2 Clothed with the spirit of holiness,
May all thy people prove
The plenitude of gospel grace,
The joy of perfect love. ... read more
JESU, thou great redeeming Lord,
6-8s. Revelation xxii. 21.
1 JESU, thou great redeeming Lord,
The kingdom of thy peace restored
Let all thy followers perceive,
And happy in thy Spirit live;
Retain the grace through thee bestowed,
The favour and the power of God.
2 Give all thy ... read more
JESU, thou sovereign Lord of all,
1 JESU, thou sovereign Lord of all,
The same through one eternal day,
Attend thy feeblest followers' call,
And O instruct us how to pray!
Pour out the supplicating grace,
And stir us up to seek thy face.
2 We cannot think a gracious thoug ... read more
JESU, thy blood and righteousness
1 JESU, thy blood and righteousness
My beauty are, my glorious dress;
Midst flaming worlds in these arrayed,
With joy shall I lift up my head.
2 Bold shall I stand in thy great day,
For who aught to my charge shall lay?
Fully absolved throug ... read more
JESU, thy boundless love to me
1 JESU, thy boundless love to me
No thought can reach, no tongue declare;
O knit my thankful heart to thee,
And reign without a rival there!
Thine wholly, thine alone, I am,
Be thou alone my constant flame.
2 O grant that nothing in my sou ... read more
JESU, thy wandering sheep behold!
L.M. Matthew ix. 36.
1 JESU, thy wandering sheep behold!
See, Lord, with tenderest pity see
The sheep that cannot find the fold,
Till sought and gathered in by thee.
2 Lost are they now, and scattered wide,
In pain, and weariness, and want;
With ... read more
JESU, to thee our hearts we lift,
1 JESU, to thee our hearts we lift,
(May all our hearts with love o'erflow!)
With thanks for thy continued gift,
That still thy precious name we know,
Retain our sense of sin forgiven,
And wait for all our inward heaven.
2 What mighty tro ... read more
JESU, we look to thee,
1 JESU, we look to thee,
Thy promised presence claim!
Thou in the midst of us shalt be,
Assembled in thy name:
Thy name salvation is,
Which here we come to prove;
Thy name is life, and health, and peace,
And everlasting love.
2 Not in the ... read more
JESU, whose glory's streaming rays,
1 JESU, whose glory's streaming rays,
Though duteous to thy high command,
Not seraphs view with open face,
But veiled before thy presence stand;
2 How shall weak eyes of flesh, weighed down
With sin, and dim with error's night,
Dare to be ... read more
JESUS hath died that I might live,
1 JESUS hath died that I might live,
Might live to God alone;
In him eternal life receive,
And be in spirit one.
2 Saviour, I thank thee for the grace,
The gift unspeakable!
And wait with arms of faith to embrace,
And all thy love to feel. ... read more
JESUS is our common Lord,
1 JESUS is our common Lord,
He our loving Saviour is;
By his death to life restored,
Misery we exchange for bliss;
Bliss to carnal minds unknown,
O 'tis more than tongue can tell!
Only to believers shown,
Glorious and unspeakable.
2 Chr ... read more
JESUS the good Shepherd is;
6-7s. Psalm xxiii.
1 JESUS the good Shepherd is;
Jesus died the sheep to save;
He is mine, and I am his;
All I want in him I have,
Life, and health, and rest, and food,
All the plenitude of God.
2 Jesus loves and guards his own;
Me in verdant p ... read more
JESUS! the name high over
1 JESUS! the name high over
In hell, or earth, or sky,
Angels and men before it fall,
And devils fear and fly.
2 Jesus! the name to sinners dear,
The name to sinners given;
It scatters all their guilty fear,
It turns their hell to heaven. ... read more
JESUS, accept the praise
4-6s & 2-8s.
1 JESUS, accept the praise
That to thy name belongs;
Matter of all our lays,
Subject of all our songs:
Through thee we now together came,
And part exulting in thy name.
2 In flesh we part awhile,
But still in spirit joined,
To emb ... read more
JESUS, all-atoning Lamb,
1 JESUS, all-atoning Lamb,
Thine, and only thine, I am;
Take my body, spirit, soul;
Only thou possess the whole.
2 Thou my one thing needful be;
Let me ever cleave to thee;
Let me choose the better part;
Let me give thee all my heart.
3 ... read more
JESUS, faithful to his word,
7s & 6s.
1 JESUS, faithful to his word,
Shall with a shout descend;
All heaven's host their glorious Lord
Shall pompously attend:
Christ shall come with dreadful noise,
Lightnings swift, and thunders loud;
With the great archangel's voice,
And w ... read more
JESUS, from thy heavenly place,
7s & 6s. Isaiah xxxiii, 5,6.
1 JESUS, from thy heavenly place,
Thy dwelling in the sky,
Fill our church with righteousness,
Our want of faith supply;
Faith our strong protection be,
And godliness, with all its power,
Stablish our posterity,
Till t ... read more
JESUS, from whom all blessings flow,
L.M. SECOND PART.
1 JESUS, from whom all blessings flow,
Great builder of thy church below,
If now thy Spirit moves my breast,
Hear, and fulfil thine own request!
2 The few that truly call thee Lord,
And wait thy sanctifying word,
And thee their ... read more
JESUS, I believe thee near,
1 JESUS, I believe thee near,
Now my fallen soul restore!
Now my guilty conscience clear,
Give me back my peace and power,
Stone to flesh again convert,
Write forgiveness on my heart.
2 I believe thy pardoning grace,
As at the beginning, ... read more
JESUS, I fain would find
S.M. Revelation iii. 19.
1 JESUS, I fain would find
Thy zeal for God in me,
Thy yearning pity for mankind,
Thy burning charity.
2 In me thy Spirit dwell!
In me thy bowels move!
So shall the fervour of my zeal
Be the pure flame of love.
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JESUS, Jehovah, God,
S.M. Psalm lxviii. 18.
1 JESUS, Jehovah, God,
Thou art gone up on high,
Amidst the angelic multitude,
Thy chariots through the sky;
In majesty supreme,
Absolute God confessed,
Captive thyself hast taken them
Who all mankind oppressed.
2 Thou h ... read more
JESUS, let me bless thy name!
8s & 6s.
1 JESUS, let me bless thy name!
All sin, alas! thou know'st I am,
But thou all pity art:
Turn into flesh my heart of stone;
Such power belongs to thee alone;
Turn into flesh my heart.
2 A poor, unmoving wretch, to thee
For help agains ... read more
JESUS, Lord, we look to thee,
1 JESUS, Lord, we look to thee,
Let us in thy name agree;
Show thyself the Prince of peace;
Bid our jars for ever cease.
2 By thy reconciling love
Every stumbling-block remove;
Each to each unite, endear,
Come, and spread thy banner here! ... read more
JESUS, my King, to thee I bow,
1 JESUS, my King, to thee I bow,
Enlisted under thy command;
Captain of my salvation, thou
Shalt lead me to the promised land.
2 Thou hast a great deliverance wrought,
The staff from off my shoulder broke,
Out of the house of bondage brough ... read more