The Army and Navy Hymnal/Hymns/Jesus, and Shall It Ever Be

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Jesus, and Shall It Ever Be 113
Henry K. Oliver, 1832 Joseph Grigg, 1765


Jesus, and shall it ever be,
A mortal man ashamed of thee?
Ashamed of thee, whom angels praise,
Whose glories shine thro' endless days ?


Ashamed of Jesus ! sooner far
Let evening blush to own a star
He sheds the beams of light divine
O'er this benighted soul of mine.


Till then, nor is my boasting vain,
Till then I boast a Saviour slain ;
And may this my glory be,

That Christ is not ashamed of me. Amen.