919. Abide, O Dearest Jesus

1 Abide, O dearest Jesus,
Among us with Your grace
That Satan may not harm us
Nor we to sin give place.

2 Abide, O dear Redeemer,
Among us with Your Word,
And thus now and hereafter
True peace and joy afford.

3 Abide with heav'nly brightness
Among us, precious Light;
Your truth direct and keep us
From error's gloomy night.

4 Abide with richest blessings
Among us, bounteous Lord;
Let us in grace and wisdom
Grow daily through Your Word.

5 Abide with Your protection
Among us, Lord, our strength,
Lest world and Satan fell us
And overcome at length.

6 Abide, O faithful Savior,
Among us with Your love;
Grant steadfastness and help us
To reach our home above.

Text Information
First Line: Abide, O dearest Jesus
Title: Abide, O Dearest Jesus
Author: Josua Stegmann, 1588-1632
Translator: August Crull, 1845-1923
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: 76 76
Scripture: Luke 24:29; John 1:4-5; John 1:14; John 1:17; John 12:46; 2 Thessalonians 3:3
Topic: Close of Service
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: CHRISTUS, DER IST MEIN LEBEN
Composer: Melchior Vulpius, c. 1570-1615
Meter: 76 76
Key: E♭ Major
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Setting)



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