Christ, Our Only Way
(A Hymn to Jesus)

Text Verses: from the Acathist Hymn to the Holy Name of Jesus
Trans.: Joseph Archbishop Raya of So. Lebanon (1916-2005)
Text Ed.: Mary Oberle Hubley
Refrain: Mary Oberle Hubley

 

Verses: 1.) Jesus, our Eternal Lord,
O You, our great Creator:
Jesus, O Light of our eyes:
O Jesus, Son of the living God, have mercy on us.

 

Refrain: Christ, our only Way
Through this earthly night!
Christ, our only Truth;
Christ, our only Life!

 

2.) Jesus, O golden Light,
O Jesus, Song of the Universe:
Jesus, O Brightness of Day:
O Jesus, Son of the Living God, have mercy on us. (Ref.)

 

3.) Wellspring of courage to all,
And Source of wondrous beauty;
Jesus, eternal Glory:
O Jesus, Son of the Living God, have mercy on us. (Ref.)

 

4.) Cleanse us of all our faults,
Restore to us our innocence;
Keep us within Your Spirit:
O Jesus, Son of the Living God, have mercy on us. (Ref.)

 

5.) Incomprehensible Word,
O Mystery untold;
Baby asleep in the night:
O Jesus, Son of the Living God, have mercy on us. (Ref.)

 

6.) Jesus, immense Divinity,
O Lord of all the Universe;
Child Jesus teaching the teachers:
O Jesus, Son of the Living God, have mercy on us. (Ref.)

 

7.) Garment of pure Delight,
O Breath of our own bodies;
Jesus, O Fire in our hearts:
O Jesus, Son of the Living God, have mercy on us. (Ref.)



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