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I love him more and more

Each day I follow Christ my Lord

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Each day I follow Christ my Lord]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Each day I follow Christ my Lord
T’ward that eternal shore,
O be His blessed name adored,
I love Him more and more.
My cup of blessings ne’er is low,
He fills it o’er and o’er,
And while I know He loves me so,
I love Him more and more.

Refrain:
I love the Lord my King,
I love Him more and more,
The more I know of Him,
I love Him more,
Yes, more and more,
I love the Lord my King,
I love Him more and more,
The more I know of Him,
I love Him more and more.

2 I sought Him and He took me in
But loved me long before,
And since He pardoned all my sin,
I love Him more and more.
I find His mercies here abound,
His grace a boundless store,
So much of glory shines around,
I love Him more and more. [Refrain]

3 And so I’ll sing along the way,
To that celestial land,
As Jesus guides me day by day,
And holds me by His hand.
And when my King I meet and see,
On that eternal shore,
I’ll sing through all eternity,
“I love Him more and more.” [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #16

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: Each day I follow Christ my Lord
Title: I love him more and more
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: I love the Lord my King
Copyright: Public Domain

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Uplifted Voices #16

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