I Want My Life To Count For Jesus

I want my life to count for Jesus

Author: M. Homer Cummings
Tune: [I want my life to count for Jesus]
Published in 10 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 I want my life to count for Jesus,
As thro’ the world I go;
I long to be so true and faithful,
That others may His goodness know.
I want my life to count for Him,
In service every day;
In all I do, in all I say,
I want my life to count for Him.

2 I want my life to speak for Jesus,
In words of love and cheer,
That lonely hearts by grief o’ertaken
May feel His blessèd presence near.
I want my life to speak for Him,
In service every day;
In all I do, in all I say,
I want my life to speak for Him.

3 I want my life to shine for Jesus—
Lost souls are in the night;
If I reflect His beams of mercy,
I’ll lead them to the Gospel light.
I want my life to shine for Him,
In service every day;
In all I do, in all I say,
I want my life to shine for Him.

4 I want to go and dwell with Jesus
When life on earth is o’er;
No bitter tears, no disappointments,
I’ll be with Him forevermore.
I want to go and dwell with Him
In Heaven by and by;
No flowers fade, none ever die,
I want to go and dwell with Him.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7935

Author: M. Homer Cummings

M. Homer Cummings was born near Pickaway, August 23, 1890, and was graduated from Trevecca College, Nashville, Tennessee, in 1909. After spending a year in the University of Chattanooga, he entered the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1911. Since then he has written more than sixty hymns, the more popular being these: "My Lord and King," "There is a Gladness," "What Will You Do with Jesus?" "Come Where the Blessings Fall," The Gospel According to You," "Jesus Is the One You Need." Others appear in "Echoes from Beulah," published by the author at Ripley, W. Va. Mr. Cummings has also written "You Are My Sweetheart," a secular song that has been well received by the music public. His parents are H. M. Cummings and wife, Pickaway… Go to person page >

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First Line: I want my life to count for Jesus
Title: I Want My Life To Count For Jesus
Author: M. Homer Cummings
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #7935
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The Cyber Hymnal #7935

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