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Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Find Shelter from the Storms of Life in this Prayerful Christian Hymn

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If you are seeking refuge from the overwhelming circumstances of your life, find shelter from the storm in this prayerful Christian hymn written by Charles Wesley.

Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Jesus, lover of my soul,
Let me to Thy bosom fly.
While the nearer waters roll,
While the tempest still is high!
Hide me, O my Savior, hide—
Till the storm of life is past;
Safe into the haven guide,
O receive my soul at last!

Other refuge have I none—
Hangs my helpless soul on Thee.
Leave, ah, leave me not alone;
Still support and comfort me!
All my trust on Thee is stayed—
All my help from Thee I bring.
Cover my defenseless head
With the shadow of Thy wing.

Thou, O Christ, art all I want,
More than all in Thee I find.
Raise the fallen, cheer the faint,
Heal the sick and lead the blind.
Just and holy is Thy name—
I am all unrighteousness;
False and full of sin I am;
Thou art full of truth and grace.

Plenteous grace with Thee is found,
Grace to cover all my sin;
Let the healing streams abound;
Make and keep me pure within.
Thou of life the fountain art—
Freely let me take of Thee;
Spring Thou up within my heart;
Rise to all eternity.

--Charles Wesley, 1707-1788

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