The Jews said, John 11:36
See how He loved him!
See how He loved! exclaimed the Jews,
As tender tears from Jesus fell;
My grateful heart the thought pursues,
And on the theme delights to dwell.
See how He loved, who traveled on,
Teaching the doctrine from the skies;
Who bade disease and pain be gone,
And called the sleeping dead to rise.
See how He loved, who, firm yet mild,
Patient endured the scoffing tongue;
Though oft provoked, he ne’er reviled,
Or did His greatest foe a wrong.
See how He loved, who never shrank
From toil or danger, pain or death;
Who all the cup of sorrow drank,
And meekly yielded up His breath.
Such love can we unmoved survey?
O may our breasts with ardor glow
To tread His steps, His laws obey,
And thus our warm affections show.