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Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to MeThe Baptist Hymnal No. 123
Text: Paul Gerhardt; tr. John Wesley
Music: Henri F. Hemi; Refrain, James G. Walton
Tune: ST. CATHERINE Meter: 184.108.40.206.8.8
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1. Jesus, Thy boundless love to me No thought can reach, no tongue declare; O bind my thankful heart to Thee, And reign without a rival there: Thine wholly, Thine alone, I am; Be Thou alone my constant flame. 2. O grant that nothing in my soul May dwell but Thy pure love alone; O may Thy love possess me whole, My joy, my treasure, and my crown: All coldness from my heart remove; May ev'ry act, word, thought, be love. 3. O Love, how gracious is Thy way! All fear before Thy presence flies; Care, anguish, sorrow melt away, Where'er Thy healing beams arise: O Jesus, nothing may I see, Nothing desire, or seek, but Thee. 4. In suff'ring, be Thy love my peace; In weakness, be Thy love my pow'r; And when the storms of life shall cease, O Jesus, in that solemn hour, In death as life be Thou my guide, And save me, who for me hast died.
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