Scripture Verse

Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example that you should follow in His steps. 1 Peter 2:21

Introduction

Words: John Hunt­er, Hymns of Faith and Life 1889.

Music: Hurs­ley Ka­thol­isch­es Ge­sang­buch (Vi­en­na: 1774); adapt­ed from the Me­tri­cal Psal­ter, 1855 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lyrics

Dear Jesus, in whose life I see
All that I would, but fail to be,
Let Thy clear light forever shine,
To shame and guide this life of mine.

Though what I dream and what I do
In my weak days are always two,
Help me, oppressed by things undone,
O Thou whose deeds and dreams were one!