Jesus’ Love Unbounded   1 comment

Twelve Apostles

Above:  Twelve Apostles

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Original German Text (1738) by Count Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf (1700-1760)

English Translation (1746), recast in 1788

Hymn Source = Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church (Unitas Fratrum) (1923)

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Jesus’ love unbounded

None can e’er explain,

Yet we His disciples

Often cause Him pain;

Even they forget Him

Who have seen His face,

Even they still grieve Him

Who enjoy His grace.

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While we Thy past dealings

Gratefully review,

We’re assured, Thy mercies

Are each morning new;

Pardon our transgressions,

Hear our earnest cry;

Us in soul and body

Heal and sanctify.

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All our days, O Jesus,

Hallow unto Thee;

May our conversation

To Thy honor be;

Let us all experience,

To the end of days,

Thy abiding presence

‘Midst Thy chosen race.

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