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Acquaint thyself with Jesus

Acquaint thyself with Jesus

Author: J. B. Atchinson
Tune: [Acquaint thyself with Jesus]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Acquaint thyself with Jesus,
The sinner’s truest Friend;
A privilege most blessed
To all He doth extend.
His love for man surpasses
The warmest earthly love;
Acquaint thyself with Jesus,
And His true friendship prove.

2 Acquaint thyself with Jesus,
No one like Him could lead;
No other friend can help you
In every time of need.
No other feels so deeply
For all thy care and grief;
Acquaint thyself with Jesus,
And He will give relief.

3 Acquaint thyself with Jesus,
And like Him thou shalt be;
Transformed into His image,
For all eternity.
Accept His offered mercy,
Come, now, His promise claim;
Acquaint thyself with Jesus,
And spread abroad His fame.

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #2

Author: J. B. Atchinson

Atchinson, Jonathan Bush, born at Wilson, New York, Feb. 17, 1840, and "licensed as a Methodist Preacher," Sept. 6, 1874. Of his hymns the following are the best known:— 1. Behold the stone is rolled away. [Easter.] This was Mr. Atchinson's first hymn. It appeared in the Sunday School Times, Dec. 1874. It is not in use in Great Britain. 2. Fully persuaded, Lord, I believe. [Faith.] Written in 1874 or 1875, and first published in Gospel Hymns, No. 1. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 149, with music by W. F. Sherwin. 3. I have read of a beautiful city. [Heaven.] Written about the same time as the former, and published in Gospel Hymns. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 4… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Acquaint thyself with Jesus
Author: J. B. Atchinson
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #11217
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The Cyber Hymnal #11217

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