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I Want Jesus

I need the blood to me applied

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [I need the blood to me applied]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I need the blood to me applied,
For cleansing, keeping pow’r;
O blessed Saviour, Crucified,
Save me this very hour.

I want Jesus, I want Jesus,
Ev’ry day and hour;
For I need His grace to keep me,
And I know His saving pow’r.

2 I need His grace each trying day,
To keep me lest I fall;
O Jesus, come and with me stay,
To be my All in All. [Refrain]

3 I want Thee, Lord, and need Thee more
Than tongue of mine can tell;
O enter in and evermore
Consent with me to dwell. [Refrain]

4 O heart of mine! He speaks to Thee,
“Thy sins are all forgiv’n;”
On earth I have the victory,
O blest foretaste of heav’n! [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #1

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I need the blood to me applied
Title: I Want Jesus
Author: C. Austin Miles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I want Jesus, I want Jesus
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.