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Do Something for Jesus Today!

Do something for Jesus today, Remember what he did for you

Author: James L. Nicholson
Tune: [Do something for Jesus today]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Do something for Jesus today!
Remember what He did for you!
Let every Endeav’rer now say,
“Lord, what wilt Thou have me to do?”

Do something today,
No longer delay;
O hasten away, no longer delay,
Do something for Jesus today!

2 Do something for Jesus today!
Bring some one to bow at His feet!
For He is the “Life and the Way,”—
All work for the Master is sweet. [Refrain]

3 Do something for Jesus today!
The moments, how swiftly they roll!
Now rescue the lost ones who say,
That “no man doth care for my sou.” [Refrain]

4 Do something for Jesus today!
Go speak to the perishing one
Whom Satan hath led far astray;
Tomorrow he may be undone! [Refrain]

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #26

Author: James L. Nicholson

James L Nicholson United Kingdom/USA 1828-1876. Born in Ireland, he emigrated to the United States around age 25. He lived in Philadelphia, PA, worked as a postal clerk, and was a member of the Wharton Street Methodist Episcopal Church there for about 20 years, where he taught Sunday school, led singing in church, and assisted in evangelical work. This was also hymn writer, William J Kirkpatrick’s, church. Around 1871 he moved to Washington, DC, and worked as a postal clerk there. In addition to his hymn writing, he also wrote several books, one on birds and their care, one on forensic medicine. He died in Washington, DC, but was buried in Philadelphia, PA. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Do something for Jesus today, Remember what he did for you
Title: Do Something for Jesus Today!
Author: James L. Nicholson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Do something today
Copyright: Public Domain



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Christian Endeavor Hymns #26

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New Life #32

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The Select Hymn and Song Book #d69

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