Leaning on Jesusí Breast No. 2 480
Tune: George L. Beck, 1950
Treble: Mrs. G. L. Beck, 1950
Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707
Meter: Long Meter Double (8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8)
Oh if my Lord would come and meet,
My soul would stretch her wings in haste,
Fly fearless thro' death's iron gates,
Nor feel the terrors as she passed.
Jesus can make a dying bed
Feel soft as downy pillows are,
While on His breast I lean my head,
And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Dedicated to J. W. Bassett and his family.