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Alone with Jesus (Naylor)

Alone with Jesus, O how sweet, The seasons spent low at his feet

Author: Charles W. Naylor
Tune: [Alone with Jesus, O how sweet] (Hunter)
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Alone with Jesus, oh, how sweet
The seasons spent low at His feet
In humble, fervent, secret prayer!
My soul would e’er be feasting there.

All alone with my Lord,
We converse as loving friends;
There I drink with my Savior,
Of the joy that never ends.

2 Alone with Jesus, sweetest place,
So hallowed by His richest grace;
Where heaven seems all round about,
And every earthly thing shut out. [Refrain]

3 Alone with Him, ’tis there I gain
The grace in heav’nly place to reign;
’Tis there I gain the strength to live;
’Tis there the Lord delights to give. [Refrain]

4 Alone with Him, I find sweet rest
From all my troubles, on His breast;
I cast on Him my every care,
And find sweet peace and comfort there. [Refrain]

Source: Timeless Truths #46

Author: Charles W. Naylor

Naylor, Charles Wesley. (1874--1950). C. W. Naylor was born in southern Ohio and reared in Ohio and West Virginia by grandparents. At the age of nineteen he left the Methodist church for the Church of God. He worked for a while at the Gospel Trumpet Company in Grand Junction, Michigan and on some evangelistic tours. He was ordained in 1899 in Springfield, Ohio. He was first injured in 1908 in Florida while moving timbers from under a meeting tent. He suffered a dislocated kidney and other internal injuries. A year later he was in a bus accident that left him an invalid for the rest of his life. Naylor wrote eight books, many articles and pamphlets, many hymns and gospel songs, besides being a columnist in the Gospel Trumpet. --John W.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Alone with Jesus, O how sweet, The seasons spent low at his feet
Title: Alone with Jesus (Naylor)
Author: Charles W. Naylor
Refrain First Line: All alone with my Lord
Copyright: Public Domain



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