Thou shalt guide me with Thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.@Psalm 73:24
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Matthias Loy (1828-1915)

Matthias Loy, in the Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal (Columbus, Ohio: Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Ohio, 1880).

Stuttgart Psalmodia Sacra, by Christian F. Witt (Gotha, Germany: 1715); adapted by Henry J. Gauntlett (1805-1876) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Henry J. Gauntlett (1805-1876)
© National Portrait Gallery

Jesus, Thou art mine forever,
Dearer far than earth to me;
Neither life nor death shall sever
Those sweet ties which bind to Thee.

All were drear to me and lonely
If Thy presence gladdened not;
While I sing to Thee, Thee only,
Mine’s an ever blissful lot.

Thou alone art all my Treasure,
Who hast died that I may live;
Thou conferrest noblest pleasure,
Who dost all my sins forgive.

Brightest gems and fairest flowers
Lose their beauty in Thy frown;
Joy and peace, like balmy showers,
In Thy smile come gently down.

Jesus, Thou art mine forever;
Never suffer me to stray.
Let me in my weakness never
Cast my priceless pearl away.

Lamb of God, I do implore Thee,
Guard, support me, lest I fall.
Let me evermore adore Thee;
Be my everlasting All.