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141. What Should We Do Without Jesus?

1 What should we do without Jesus?
What should we do all the day?
With no kind Savior to guide us,
No one to care if we stray?
What should we do when we’re weary,
No one to tell of our cares,
No one to help when we’re tempted,
No one to answer our pray’rs?

2 What should we do without Jesus?
When in affliction and pain—
No one to ouch us and heal us,
No one to make well again?
Life would be scarcely worth living
If the dear Lord were not near,
Comforting us on life’s pathway,
Filling our hearts with his cheer.

3 What should we do without Jesus
When the death angel draws near,
Silently taking our loved ones,
Those we have long held so dear?
Long would the days be, and lonely,
Poor is earth’s comfort, and blind;
Then we are sure we should need him,
Jesus so lowly and kind.

4 What should we do without Jesus
When our life here is all o’er—
No one to take us to heaven,
No one to greet from that shore?
Think of a life that’s been wasted,
Spent not in service to God!
What should we do without Jesus
When laid to rest ‘neath the sod?

Text Information
First Line: What should we do without Jesus?
Title: What Should We Do Without Jesus?
Author: Miss May Olinger
Publication Date: 1918
Topic: Jesus: Friend, Helper; Need; Special Songs (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: [What should we do without Jesus?]
Composer: H. C. Clausen



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