I Serve Him Because I Love Him

I serve the Lord from day to day

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [I serve the Lord from day to day]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I serve the Lord from day to day
Because I love Him so;
For me He bore the shameful cross,
And trod the paths of woe.

I serve Him because I love Him,
I love Him because He first loved me,
I give Him my heart’s devotion
For time and eternity.

2 Communing with my Lord divine,
In fellowship so blest,
I worship Him who saves my soul,
And keeps my heart at rest. [Chorus]

3 What holy rapture, blessed peace,
And joy beyond compare,
Within my happy soul resides,
Since Jesus entered there. [Chorus]

4 I serve the Lord with joyfulness,
His love enfolds my heart;
Thro’ all the ceaseless years to come,
From Him I will not part. [Chorus]

Source: Devotion and Praise #245

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I serve the Lord from day to day
Title: I Serve Him Because I Love Him
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Publication Date: 1920
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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Devotion and Praise #245

Songs of Full Salvation #d78

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