Words: , 1865; Ha­ver­gal wrote this hymn for her ne­phew, J. H. Shaw, in De­cem­ber 1865, and it was print­ed in a leaf­let (Par­lane’s Ser­ies), then pub­lished in her Min­is­try of Song, 1869, and the Life Mo­sa­ic, 1879.

Music: St. Chry­sos­tom (Ohl), (1850-1941). Al­ter­nate tune:

  • Wells, , 1822

If you know when the mu­sic was writ­ten

Jesus, Master, whose I am,
Purchased Thine alone to be,
By Thy blood, O spotless Lamb,
Shed so willingly for me,
Let my heart be all Thine own,
Let me live for Thee alone.

Other lords have long held sway;
Now Thy Name alone to bear,
Thy dear voice alone obey,
Is my daily, hourly prayer;
Whom have I in heaven but Thee?
Nothing else my joy can be.

Jesus, Master, whom I serve,
Though so feebly and so ill,
Strengthen hand and heart and nerve
All Thy bidding to fulfill;
Open Thou mine eyes to see
All the work Thou hast for me.

Lord, Thou needest not, I know,
Service such as I can bring,
Yet I long to prove and show
Full allegiance to my King.
Jesus, let me always be
In Thy service glad and free.

Jesus, Master, I am Thine;
Keep me faithful, keep me near;
Let Thy presence in me shine
All my homeward way to cheer,
Jesus, at Thy feet I fall,
O be Thou my all in all.