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Hymn score of: Jesus, sun and shield art thou - The First and the Last (Horatius Bonar/Johannes Thomas Rüegg)

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Jesus, sun and shield art thou - The First and the Last
(Horatius Bonar/Johannes Thomas Rüegg)

The First and the Last.

1. Jesus, sun and shield art thou,
  sun and shield for ever!
Never canst thou cease to shine,
  cease to guard us never.
    Cheer our steps as on we go,
    come between us and the foe.
Jesus, sun and shield art thou,
  sun and shield for ever! (PDF - Midi)

2. Jesus, bread and wine art thou,
  wine and bread for ever!
Never canst thou cease to feed,
  or refresh us never.
    Feed we still on bread divine,
    drink we still this heavenly wine!
Jesus, bread and wine art thou,
  wine and bread for ever!

3. Jesus, love and life art thou,
  life and love for ever!
Ne'er to quicken shalt thou cease,
  or to love us never.
    All of life and love we need
    is in thee, in thee indeed.
Jesus, love and life art thou,
  life and love for ever!

4. Jesus, peace and joy art thou,
  joy and peace for ever!
Joy that fades not, changes not,
  peace that leaves us never.
    Joy and peace we have in thee,
    now and through eternity.
Jesus, peace and joy art thou,
  joy and peace for ever!

5. Jesus, song and strength art thou,
  strength and song for ever!
Strength that never can decay,
  song that ceases never.
    Still to us this strength and song
    through eternal days prolong.
Jesus, song and strength art thou,
  strength and song for ever!

Horatius Bonar, Hymns of Faith and Hope 2, 1872, 36-37.
(Line 7 and 8 are a repetition of line 1 and 2 in each verse, and not in the original).

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