Jesu, gentlest Saviour (John Stainer)

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  • CPDL #15537:          (Sibelius 4) (Sibelius 4)
Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2007-11-27).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 18 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Edition based on the Cyber Hymnal™ MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

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Title: Jesu, gentlest Saviour
Composer: John Stainer
Tune: Eucharisticus
Lyricist: Frederick William Faber

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 65. 65

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: Tune: Eu­cha­ris­ti­cus, John Stain­er, in Hymns An­cient and Mo­dern, 1875; Lyrics: Fred­er­ick W. Fa­ber, Or­a­to­ry Hymns, 1854

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Original text and translations

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1.
Jesu, gentlest Savior,
Thou art in us now,
Fill us with Thy goodness,
Till our hearts o’erflow.

2.
Multiply our graces,
Chiefly love and fear,
And, dear Lord, the chiefest,
Grace to persevere.

3.
Oh, how can we thank Thee,
For a gift like this,
Gift that truly maketh
Heav’n’s eternal bliss!

4.
Ah! when wilt Thou always
Make our hearts Thy home?
We must wait for Heaven;
Then the day will come.

Lyrics: Fred­er­ick W. Fa­ber, Or­a­to­ry Hymns, 1854.