390. Jesus, Lover of My Soul

1 Jesus, 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 is past;
Safe into the haven guide,
O receive my soul at last.

2 Other refuge have I none;
Hangs my helpless soul on Thee;
Leave, ah, leave me not alone,
Still support and comfort me.
All my trust on Thee is stayed,
All my help from Thee I bring;
Cover my defenseless head
With the shadow of Thy wing.

3 Thou, O Christ, art all I want;
More than all in Thee I find;
Raise the fallen, cheer the faint,
Heal the sick, and lead the blind.
Just and holy is Thy name,
I am all unrighteousness;
Vile and full of sin I am,
Thou art full of truth and grace.

4 Plenteous grace with Thee is found,
Grace to cover all my sin;
Let the healing streams abound;
Make and keep me pure within.
Thou of life the fountain art,
Freely let me take of Thee;
Spring Thou up within my heart,
Rise to all eternity.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, Lover of my soul
Title: Jesus, Lover of My Soul
Author: Charles Wesley
Publication Date: 1980
Scripture: Psalm 32:7; Isaiah 25:4; John 1:14
Topic: Christ: Refuge; Meditation; Prayer: Hymns of
Tune Information
Name: [Jesus, Lover of my soul]
Composer: Simeon B. Marsh
Key: E♭ Major



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