How Can I Live for Jesus?

How can I live for Jesus

Author: J. Howard Wert
Tune: [When storms around are sweeping] (Plötz)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How can I live for Jesus?
How can I work for Jesus?
How can I spread the story,
And win a crown of glory?

Help me, O Lord, to watch and pray,
And live for Jesus every day.

2 By faith I now behold Thee,
Oh! let Thy love enfold me,
Till passing Heaven’s portal
I join the band immortal. [Refrain]

3 I see the blood drops streaming,
Shed for the world’s redeeming;
Let every tribe and nation
Bow down in adoration. [Refrain]

4 Help me to spread the story,
This be my only glory;
For Christ’s salvation sighing,
His love shall cheer me dying. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #14663

Author: J. Howard Wert

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Text Information

First Line: How can I live for Jesus
Title: How Can I Live for Jesus?
Author: J. Howard Wert
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Help me, O Lord
Copyright: Public Domain


[When storms around are sweeping] (Plötz)

This tune is misattributed to Johanna Kinkel. She was a musician who composed a tune to her husband's (Johann Gottfried Kinkel) poem, "Des Lehnsmanns Abschied" or "Ritters Abschied", first line: "Weh dass wir scheiden müssen." Otto Plötz also composed a tune to this poem in 1859. Plötz's tune is…

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The Cyber Hymnal #14663
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