Scripture Verse

I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord. Philippians 3:8


Oswald J. Smith (1889–1986)

Words & Mu­sic: Os­wald J. Smith, 1914 (🔊 pdf nwc).


Into the heart of Je­sus
Deeper and deep­er I go,
Seeking to know the rea­son
Why He should love me so,
Why He should stoop to lift me
Up from the mi­ry clay,
Saving my soul, mak­ing me whole,
Though I had wan­dered away.

Into the will of Je­sus,
Deeper and deep­er I go,
Praying for grace to fol­low,
Seeking His way to know;
Bowing in full sur­ren­der
Low at His bless­èd feet,
Bidding Him take, break me and make,
Till I am mold­ed, com­plete.

Into the cross of Je­sus
Deeper and deep­er I go,
Following through the gar­den,
Facing the dread­ed foe;
Drinking the cup of sor­row,
Sobbing with brok­en heart,
O Sav­ior, help! Dear Sav­ior, help!
Grace for my weak­ness im­part.

Into the joy of Je­sus
Deeper and deep­er I go,
Rising, with soul en­rap­tured,
Far from the world be­low.
Joy in the place of sor­row,
Peace in the midst of pain,
Jesus will give, Je­sus will give;
He will up­hold and sus­tain.

Into the love of Je­sus
Deeper and deep­er I go,
Praising the One who brought me
Out of my sin and woe;
And through eter­nal ag­es
Gratefully I shall sing,
O how He loved! O how He loved!
Jesus, my Lord and my king!