Everybody Ought to Love Jesus

Everybody ought to love Jesus

Author: Harry Dixon Loes
Tune: [Everybody ought to love Jesus]
Published in 20 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Ev’rybody ought to love Jesus,
Jesus, Jesus;
He died on the cross to save us from sin,
Ev’rybody ought to love Jesus.

2 Ev’rybody ought to go to Sunday School,
To Sunday School, to Sunday School;
The men and the women and the boys and the girls,
Ev’rybody ought to go to Sunday School.

Source: Choice Hymns of the Faith #473

Author: Harry Dixon Loes

Pseudonyms: Deal Bartells Born Harold Loes, the American gospel song writer took the middle name Dixon in honour of A. C. Dixon, the pastor of Moody Church at the time. Harry Dixon Loes studied at Moody Bible Institute, and after extensive training in music he served a number of churches with a ministry of music. From 1939 until his retirement he was a member of the music faculty of Moody Bible Institute. He wrote the lyrics for 1,500 gospel songs, and composed 3,000 tunes. One day in 1915, Paul Rader preached a sermon in Moody Church, in Chicago. His theme was, “All that I want is in Jesus.” In the congregation was young Harry Dixon Loes, then a senior at Moody Bible Institute, where he would eventually teach. Inspired… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Everybody ought to love Jesus
Title: Everybody Ought to Love Jesus
Author: Harry Dixon Loes
Language: English
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: Public Domain



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