St Paul's (John Stainer)

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Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-11-15).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 33 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The hymn with four-part harmony and underlaid words in the version published in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-11-15).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 72 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The hymn in the version published in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard, melody with words.
  • (Posted 2007-12-03)  CPDL #15599:            (Sibelius 4)
Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2007-12-03).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 20 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Based on the edition from the Cyber Hymnal™

General Information

Title: Lord Jesus, think on me
Hymn tune: St Paul's
Composer: John Stainer

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn tuneHymn   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

1.
Lord Jesus, think on me
And purge away my sin;
From earthborn passions set me free
And make me pure within.

2.
Lord Jesus, think on me,
With many a care oppressed;
Let me Thy loving servant be
And taste Thy promised rest.

3.
Lord Jesus, think on me
Amid the battle’s strife;
In all my pain and misery
Be Thou my Health and Life.

4.
Lord Jesus, think on me
Nor let me go astray;
Through darkness and perplexity
Point Thou the heavenly way.

5.
Lord Jesus, think on me
When floods the tempest high;
When on doth rush the enemy,
O Savior, be Thou nigh!

6.
Lord Jesus, think on me
That, when the flood is past,
I may th’eternal brightness see
And share Thy joy at last.

7.
Lord Jesus, think on me
That I may sing above
To Father, Spirit, and to Thee
The strains of praise and love.

Lyrics: Synesius of Cyrene, circa 430 (Μνώεο Χριστέ),
translated from Greek to English by Allen W. Chatfield,
Songs and Hymns of Earliest Greek Christian Poets, 1876.