Jesus' mercies never fail

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1 Jesusā€˜ mercies never fail,
This we prove at every meal;
Lord, we thank Thee for Thy grace,
Gladly join to sing Thy praise.

2 Lord, the gifts Thou dost bestow
Can refresh and cheer us too;
But no gift can to the heart
Be what Thou, our Saviour, art.

Source: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #594

Author: Angelus Silesius

Pen name of Johann Scheffler… Go to person page >

Translator: Johannes Swertner

Swertner, John, b. Sept. 12, 1746, at Haarlem, in Holland, Moravian minister at various places in England and Ireland; d. at Bristol, March 11, 1813. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus' mercies never fail
Author: Angelus Silesius (1657)
Translator: Johannes Swertner (1789)

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