770. Give Me Jesus

1 In the morning when I rise,
in the morning when I rise,
in the morning when I rise,
give me Jesus.

Refrain:
Give me Jesus,
give me Jesus.
You may have all the rest,
give me Jesus.

2 Dark midnight was my cry,
dark midnight was my cry,
dark midnight was my cry,
give me Jesus. [Refrain]

3 Just about the break of day,
just about the break of day,
just about the break of day,
give me Jesus. [Refrain]

4 Oh, when I come to die,
oh, when I come to die,
oh, when I come to die,
give me Jesus. [Refrain]

5 And when I want to sing,
and when I want to sing,
and when I want to sing,
give me Jesus. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: In the morning when I rise
Title: Give Me Jesus
Refrain First Line: Give me Jesus, give me Jesus
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Funeral; Grief, Sorrow; Morning (3 more...)
Source: African American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: GIVE ME JESUS
Meter: Irregular
Key: C Major
Copyright: Arr. © 2005 Augsburg Fortress



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