1.Jesus thou joy of loving hearts,
Thou fount of life, thou light of men,
From the best bliss that earth imparts
We turn unfilled to thee again.
2 Thy truth unchanged hath ever stood;
Thou savest those that on thee call:
To them that seek thee, thou art good;
To them that find thee, all in all.
3 We taste thee, O thou living bread,
And long to feast upon thee still;
We drink of thee, the fountain-head,
And thirst our souls from thee to fill.
4 Our restless spirits yearn for thee,
Where'er our changeful lot is cast,
Glad when thy gracious smile we see,
Blest when our faith can hold thee fast.
5 Lord Jesus, ever with us stay;
Make all our moments calm and bright;
Chase the dark night of sin away:
Shed o'er the world thy holy light.
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