We would see Jesus.@John 12:21
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John B. Devins (1856-1911)

John B. Devins, in Young People’s Songs of Praise, by I. Allan Sankey (Chicago, Illinois: Biglow & Main, 1902), number 178.

Malé Ira D. Sankey (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Ira D. Sankey (1840-1908)

Jesus, Savior, we would see Thee,
Lifted high upon the tree;
Bearing there our sins and sorrows,
Setting us forever free.

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We would see Jesus, we would see Jesus;
He is our Savior, and glorious king;
Him would we follow, thro’ sunshine and shadow;
Now and forever His praises will sing.

Jesus, Teacher, we would hear Thee,
Hear Thy voice and it alone:
Learn the lessons Thou wouldst teach us,
Speak the words that Thou wilt own.

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Jesus, Master, we would serve Thee,
Fill each day with loving deeds;
Comfort those whose hearts are weary,
Like Thyself supply their needs.

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Seeing, hearing, learning, speaking,
Serving daily, faithfully;
May men see in us, Thy brethren,
All that Thou wouldst have us be.

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