167. Thy Love We Own, Lord Jesus

7,7,8,7.
by Yerbury
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Thy love we own, Lord Jesus;
 
In service unremitting,
 
Within the veil Thou dost prevail,
 
Each soul for worship fitting:
 
Encompassed here with failure,
 
Each earthly refuge fails us;
 
Without, within, in strife with sin—
 
Thy name alone avails us.
John 13:1,4-5; Hebrews 7:25; Hebrews 10:19-22; Psalm 142:4; 2 Corinthians 7:5
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Thy love we own, Lord Jesus;
 
For though Thy toils are ended,
 
Thy tender heart doth take its part
 
With those Thy grace befriended.
 
Thy sympathy, how precious!
 
Thou succorest in sorrow,
 
And bidst us cheer, while pilgrims here,
 
And haste the hopeful morrow.
John 17:4; 2 Corinthians 1:4; Hebrews 4:15; 1 Peter 2:11
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Thy love we own, Lord Jesus:
 
Thy way is traced before Thee:
 
Thou wilt descend, and we ascend,
 
To meet in heavenly glory:
 
Soon shall the blissful morning
 
Call forth Thy saints to meet Thee;
 
Our only Lord, alone adored,
 
With gladness then we'll greet Thee.
1 Thessalonians 4:16-17
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Thy love we own, Lord Jesus;
 
And wait to see Thy glory,
 
To know as known, and fully own
 
Thy perfect grace before Thee:
 
We plead Thy parting promise,
 
Come, Saviour, to release us,
 
Then endless praise our lips shall raise,
 
For love like Thine, Lord Jesus.
Titus 2:13; 1 Corinthians 13:12; John 14:3; Revelation 22:20
“Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.” (John 13:1)
“He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself. After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.” (John 13:4-5)
“Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.” (Hebrews 7:25)
“Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh. And having an high priest over the house of God. Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.” (Hebrews 10:19-22)
“I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.” (Psalm 142:4)
“For, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.” (2 Corinthians 7:5)
“I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.” (John 17:4)
“Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.” (2 Corinthians 1:4)
“For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.” (Hebrews 4:15)
“Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.” (1 Peter 2:11)
“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first. Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.” (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17)
“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.” (Titus 2:13)
“For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” (1 Corinthians 13:12)
“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.” (John 14:3)
“He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.” (Revelation 22:20)