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I will love Jesus and serve him

I will love Jesus and serve him

Author: Sophia T. Griswold
Tune: [I will love Jesus and serve Him, for see]
Published in 7 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. I will love Jesus and serve Him, for see
How the dear Savior has watched over me!
How He has guarded and guided my way!
How He has kept me, by night and by day.

Him will I love, and His will I be,
All because He has first loved me;
Him will I love, and His will I be,
All because He loves me.

2. I will love Jesus and learn of His will,
Trusting Him ever, through good and through ill;
Seeking His blessing, where’er I may be,
Knowing He cares for the sparrows and me. [Refrain]

3. I will love Jesus, and, sure of His love,
I shall be safe as the blessèd above.
Oh! When He calls me to glory on high,
How we will praise Him, the angels and I! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3187

Author: Sophia T. Griswold

Sophia (Paulina) Taylor Griswold Canada/USA 1828-1903. Born in Canada, she moved to the U.S. and lived in Chicago, IL. She married Dr William R Griswold, a native of New York, and they had one daughter, Eva.. She was a poet who wrote hymn lyrics for tunes composed by hymnists George Root, Philip Bliss, George Stebbins and others. She died in Chicago. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I will love Jesus and serve him
Author: Sophia T. Griswold
Refrain First Line: Him will I love, and his will I be
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #3187
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The Cyber Hymnal #3187

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