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My title this shall be,
To join Thy white-robed train,
Jesus ! how much Thy name unfolds
To every opened ear;
Jesus !_it speaks a life of love,
And sorrows meekly borne ; It tells of sympathy above,
Whatever sins we mourn.
It tells us of Thy sinless walk
In fellowship with God;
As Thine atoning blood.
This name encircles every grace
That God, as man, could shew ; There only can the spirit trace
A perfect life below.
The mention of Thy name shall bow
Our hearts to worship Thee;
The chief of sinners we.