All for Jesus

All for Jesus, All for Jesus, This our song shall ever be

Author: W. J. Sparrow-Simpson
Tune: ALL FOR JESUS (Stainer)
Communion Songs
Published in 29 hymnals

Representative Text

1 All for Jesus! all for Jesus!
This our song shall ever be:
you our only hope, our Savior,
yours the love that sets us free!

2 All for Jesus: you will give us
strength to serve you hour by hour;
none can move us from your presence
while we trust your grace and power.

3 All for Jesus--you have loved us,
all for Jesus--you have died,
all for Jesus--you are with us,
all for Jesus crucified.

4 All for Jesus, all for Jesus,
all our talents and our powers,
all our thoughts and words and actions,
all our passing days and hours.

5 All for Jesus, all for Jesus!
This the Church's song shall be
till at last her children gather,
one in him eternally.

Source: Worship and Rejoice #460

Author: W. J. Sparrow-Simpson

Simpson, William John Sparrow, M.A., was educated at Trin. College, Camb., B.A. 1882, M.A. 1886. Ordained in 1882, he held various appointments until 1904, when he became Chaplain to St. Mary's Hospital, Great Ilford. He has published several works, including a Memoir of Dr. W. S. Simpson, 1899. He contributed "All for Jesus—all for Jesus" (All for Jesus), and "Jesus, the Crucified, prays for me" (Passiontide), to C. W. A. Brooke's Additional Hymns, 1901). These hymns originally appeared in Sir J. Stainer's cantata The Crucifixion, 1887, the book of words of which was compiled by Mr. Simpson. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Ancient and Modern #421

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #11

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Common Praise #277

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #13

Hymns and Psalms #251

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #469

Singing the Faith #341

The Christian Life Hymnal #480

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The New English Hymnal #272

The Worshiping Church #570


Worship and Rejoice #460

Include 18 pre-1979 instances
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