165. In the Morning When I Rise (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: In the Morning When I Rise (Give Me Jesus)
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2:2
Topic: Morning, Evening; Hope, Comfort; Invitation to Discipleship (1 more...)
Source: African American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Give me Jesus
Tune Information
Name: GIVE ME JESUS
Arranger: L. L. Fleming, b. 1936
Key: C Major
Source: African American spiritual
Copyright: Arr. © 1973 Augsburg Publishing House



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