Jesus, my Saviour and my Lord

Jesus, my Saviour and my Lord. Susanna Harrison* (1752-1784).  This is from the Fourth Edition (1788) of Harrison’s Songs of the Night, where it was Hymn IX, entitled ‘Opening My New Bible’. It was preceded by a quotation: ‘Open Thou mine eyes, that I may behold wonderous things out of Thy law. --- PS. cxix. 18.’:  Jesus, my Saviour and my Lord,  To Thee I lift mine eyes;Teach and instruct me by Thy word,  And make me truly wise.  Make me to know and understand  Thy whole revealed will; Fain would I learn to comprehend  Thy love more clearly still.  Help me to read this volume o’er  With new and fresh delight;Help me to love its Author more,  To seek Thee day and night.  Ope Thou mine eyes,...

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