I have left all to follow my Savior

I have left all to follow my Savior

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [I have left all to follow my Savior]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I have left all to follow my Saviour,
Where He may lead by night or by day;
And I’m resolved that I will be faithful
To my dear Friend the whole of the way.

Refrain:
I have left all to follow my Saviour,
To follow my Lord each hour of the day,
I have left all to follow my Saviour,
Willing to go each step of the way.

2 I have left all to follow my Saviour,
Ev’ry desire I merge in His will;
Tho’ He may walk the valley of sorrow,
All of the way I’ll go with Him still. [Refrain]

3 I have left all to follow my Saviour,
All of my pride and sinful desires;
Willing to be conformed to His image,
Ready to do whate’er He requires. [Refrain]

4 I have left all to follow my Saviour,
Never will I turn back to the world;
Then I shall reign with Jesus in glory,
After the stars from heaven are hurl’d. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Faith and Triumph 1, 2 and 3 Combined: Tryout Edition #13

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: I have left all to follow my Savior
Author: Johnson Oatman

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Songs of Faith and Triumph 1, 2 and 3 Combined: Tryout Edition #13

Songs of Faith and Triumph Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Combined #d97

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