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Lover of the Lord 124

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: Arr. Robert H. Reeves, 1869
Poet: Charles Wesley, 1849
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
Lovers of pleasure more than God,
For you He suffered pain;
For you the Savior spilt His blood,
And shall He bleed in vain?


Jesu, thou all-redeeming Lord,, Stanza 11
Oh, you must be a lover of the Lord,
Or you can't go to heaven when you die.