I want to be like Jesus (Clements)

I want to be like Jesus (Clements)

Author: John R. Clements
Tune: [I want to be like Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John R. Clements

John R. Clements was born in County Armagh, Ireland 28 November 1868 and was brought to the United States at the age of two years. He worked at the age of thirteen as a retail grocery clerk and had a successful wholesale grocery business. He began writing poetry when he was young. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: I want to be like Jesus (Clements)
Author: John R. Clements
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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International Gospel Hymns and Songs #29

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