Live For Jesus

Do you hear the invitation, "Come to me?"

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [Do you hear the invitation, "Come to me?"]
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1 Do you hear the invitation, “Come to me?”
‘Tis the voice of Him who daily blesses thee;
Turn from sin to love and serve Him evermore,
Christ is worthy, worthy to adore.

Refrain:
Live for Jesus—live for Him!
Gladly serve the loving Saviour,
And His praises sing;
Let thy pow’rs be all united,
Serving Him who loves us all—
Live alone for Christ our King.

2 Life is wasted if our time we do not give
Unto Him who makes our lives worth while to live;
He will bless the common duties of the day—
He will glorify the humblest way. [Refrain]

3 He will ever guide us where we ought to go,
He will lead us where the peaceful waters flow,
Never evil can befall while He is near;
Trusting Jesus, we will never fear. [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #90

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Do you hear the invitation, "Come to me?"
Title: Live For Jesus
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Refrain First Line: Live for Jesus--live for Him!

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Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #90

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