Jesus, my Saviour, full of grace
Jesus, my Saviour, full of grace. Benjamin Ingham* (1712-1772).
This hymn appeared in the Inghamite hymnal, A Collection of Hymns for the Use of Those that seek, and Those that have Redemption in the Blood of Christ (Kendal, 1757), known as the ‘Kendal Hymn Book’. It had six stanzas:
Jesus, the Saviour of my soul, Be Thou my heart’s delight;Remain the same to me always, My joy by day and night.
Hungry and thirsty after Thee, May I be found each hour; Humble in heart, and happy kept By thy Almighty pow’r.
Oh! may I never once forget What a poor worm I am; From death and hell redeem’d by blood, The blood of God’s dear Lamb.
May thy blest Spirit, in my heart Sweetly diffuse...
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