Jesus, lover of my soul

Jesus, lover of my soul,
Let me to Thy bosom fly,
While the nearer waters roll,
While the tempest still is high:
Hide me, O my Savior, hide,
Till the storm of life is past;
Safe into the haven guide;
O receive my soul at last.
Other refuge have I none,
Hangs my helpless soul on Thee;
Leave, oh, leave me not alone,
Still support and comfort me.
All my trust on Thee is stayed,
All my help from Thee I bring;
Cover my defenseless head
With the shadow of Thy wing.
Thou, O Christ, art all I want;
More than all in Thee I find;
Raise the fallen, cheer the faint,
Heal the sick and lead the blind.
Just and holy is Thy name,
I am all unrighteousness;
Vile and full of sin I am,
Thou art full of truth and grace.
Plenteous grace with Thee is found,
Grace to cover all my sin;
Let the healing streams abound;
Make and keep me pure within.
Thou of life the fountain art,
Freely let me take of Thee;
Spring Thou up within my heart,
Rise to all eternity.
Musa Lutomia

Nairobi, Kenya

Jesus our true love, He gave his all for us. Bless his holy name


Rochester, MN, United States

I love your comments. Praise the Lord!



During the American Civil War, some Confederate snipers approached Union lines to kill a sentry on duty. The sentry suddenly sensed danger, and having no other protection, began singing this hymn. The Confederate sniper heard the hymn, and decided not to shoot. Many years later, the two men were on a trans-Atlantic voyage singing hymns on a Sunday night when the ex-Confederate recognised the other's voice. They compared notes, and the former Union soldier said that he had felt danger at that moment--the hymn was the only defence he had--half way through it, he suddenly felt at peace....


Fresno, CA, United States

This hymn was my constant prayer during 2020. It trained my heart to abide under the shadow of his wing.


Takoradi, Ghana

I love hymns

Bassey, Godsfavour

Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria

This hymn is so inspiring, and a gate to God's presence....

Theophilus Gabriel


I love You, Lord Jesus!


London, United Kingdom

This hymn always lift my spirit up when I am downcast. I cast all my cares upon my maker.


Kernersville, NC, United States

I have been reminiscing about my early years walking with Jesus... this is one of the first hymns that became dear to me.


Yenagoa, Bayelsa, Nigeria

God woke me up this morning with this hymn already in my heart. I thank Him for his Amazing Grace.