458. O Jesus, I Have Promised

1 O Jesus, I have promised
to serve you to the end;
remain forever near me,
my Master and my Friend:
I shall not fear the battle
if you are by my side,
nor wander from the pathway
if you will be my guide.

2 O let me hear you speaking
in accents clear and still,
above the storms of passion,
the murmurs of self-will.
O speak to reassure me,
to hasten or control;
now speak, and make me listen,
O guardian of my soul.

3 O Jesus, you have promised
to all who follow you
that where you are in glory,
your servant shall be too;
Jesus, I have promised
to serve you to the end;
O give me grace to follow,
my Master and my Friend.

Text Information
First Line: O Jesus, I have promised
Title: O Jesus, I Have Promised
Author: John E. Bode, 1816-1874
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.
Scripture: Luke 9:57-62; Matthew 25:40; James 1:17; Matthew 8:19; John 14:3; 1 Chronicles 29:14; John 12:26
Topic: Conflict: Spiritual; Promise & Hope
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: ANGEL'S STORY
Composer: Arthur H. Mann, 1850-1929
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain



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