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Jesus, My Lord, My God, My All

Jesus, my Lord, my God, my all!
How can I love Thee as I ought?
And how revere this wondrous gift,
So far surpassing hope or thought?

Sweet Sacrament, we Thee adore!
Oh, make us love Thee more and more.
Oh, make us love Thee more and more.

2. Had I but Mary's sinless heart
With which to love Thee, dearest King,
Oh, with what ever fervent praise,
Thy goodness, Jesus, would I sing!

3. Thy Body, Soul and Godhead, all!
O mystery of love divine!
I cannot compass all I have,
For all Thou hast and art is mine!

4. Sound, then, His praises higher still,
And come, ye angels, to our aid;
For this is God, the very God
Who hath both men and angels made!

This is a beautiful classic Catholic hymn, used by the universal Church for countless decades. It expresses the deepest sentiments of love and piety, but with a dignity and reverence that is seldom found in modern hymns. It is still sung today in many conservative or traditional Catholic circles.

NOTE: There is more than one melody for this beautiful hymn. There is the melody shown below, but also a MUCH BETTER one which does not have in scanned (electronic) form. It can be found in many older hymnals, however.

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