Christ, Thou Alone

Christ, Thou alone art my Lord, and no other

Translator: Elmer L. Jorgenson
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1 Christ, Thou alone art my Lord, and no other
Shall, on the throne of my heart, rival Thee;
Stronger Thy love than the love of a mother,
Deeper Thy peace than the depths of the sea.

2 Christ, Thou alone dost from bondage deliver,
Bringing me freedom and blessèd release;
Crushing the heart—then restoring forever,
Pouring into it the balm of Thy peace.

3 Christ, Thou alone shalt be master and owner;
Thou art the bridegroom, and we are the bride;
Faithful to Thee, to obey and to honor,
Robed as a queen we shall reign at Thy side.

4 Christ, Thou alone into harbor shall guide me,
After the journey forever is o’er;
Safe in Thy glory, no shadow to hide Thee,
Sorrow and sighing shall end evermore.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9724

Translator: Elmer L. Jorgenson

Born: December 9, 1886, Nebraska. Died: December 14, 1968, at his home in Louisville, Kentucky. Buried: Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky. Jorgenson was the son of Danish immigrants. His father, Christopher Jorgenson, had been a soldier in the personal guard of the king of Denmark (probably Christian IX), and his mother a seamstress to the queen. The 1900 census shows the family living in Boone County, Nebraska. As a young man, Elmer led singing in churches in and around Albion, Nebraska, and in nearby Missouri. He was directing the music department at Western Bible and Literary College by 1908. In 1910, he and his wife Irene moved to Louisville, Kentucky. Jorgenson’s works include: Truth and Grace, with Robert Boll… Go to person page >

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First Line: Christ, Thou alone art my Lord, and no other
Title: Christ, Thou Alone
Translator: Elmer L. Jorgenson
Source: Swedish
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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