Jesus, The Very Thought Of Thee
Scripture: I Peter 1:8
Time Signature: 3/4
Hymn Status: Public Domain (This hymn is free to use for display and print)
Verse 1: Jesus, the very tho’t of Thee with sweetness fills my breast; but sweeter far Thy face to see, and in Thy presence rest.
Verse 2: Nor voice can sing, nor heart can frame, nor can the mem’ry find a sweeter sound than Thy blest name, O Savior of mankind!
Verse 3: O hope of every contrite heart! O joy of all the meek! To those who fall, how kind Thou art! How good to those who seek!
Verse 4: Jesus, our only joy be Thou, as Thou our prize wilt be; Jesus, be Thou our glory now, and thro’ eternity.