Jesus Only

I am trusting Jesus only, Nothing else have I beside

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [I am trusting Jesus only] (Thiel)
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones USA 1865-1936. Born in Yates City, IL, his family moved near Davenport, IA, where he lived on a farm until age 21. He went into business for awhile, and attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He was a classmate of evangelist, Billy Sunday. After graduating, he worked for the YMCA in Davenport, IA; Fort Worth, TX (1915, as general secretary); and Santa Barbara, CA (1925 as general secretary). Hymn writing was his avocation, and he wrote 200+, advising that many came from pastors’ sermons. He married Lora May Wright (1872-1950), and they had a daughter, Frances Ellen (1897-1982). He died in Santa Barbara, CA. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am trusting Jesus only, Nothing else have I beside
Title: Jesus Only
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I am trusting Jesus all day long
Publication Date: 1894
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Loyal Praise #109

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Perlen und Blüthen #E36

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Songs of the Pentecost for the Forward Gospel Movement #70

Sunlight Songs #d32

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