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I will sing for Jesus, With his blood he bought me

I will sing for Jesus, With his blood he bought me

Author: Ellen M. H. Gates
Published in 46 hymnals

Full Text

1 I will sing for Jesus,
With his blood he bought me;
And all along my pilgrim way
His loving hand has brought me.

Oh, help me sing for Jesus,
Help me tell the story,
Of him who did redeem us,
The Lord of life and glory.

2 Can there overtake me
Any dark disaster,
While I sing for Jesus,
My blessed, blessed Master? [Refrain]

3 I will sing for Jesus!
His name alone prevailing,
Shall be my sweetest music,
When heart and flesh are failing. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #80a

Author: Ellen M. H. Gates

Gates, Ellen, née Huntingdon, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, is the author of several popular pieces in the American Mission and Sunday School hymn-books. Of these the following have passed from the American books into Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Come home, come home, you are weary at heart. Invitation. 2. I am now a child of God. Saved through Jesus. 3. I will sing you a song of that beautiful land. Concerning Heaven. 4. O the clanging bells of time. Yearning for Heaven. 5. Say, is your lamp burning, my brother. Watching and Waiting. Concerning her poem which is used as a hymn in America, "If you cannot on the ocean" (Duty), Duffield says her account of its origin is as follows:—"The lines were written upo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I will sing for Jesus, With his blood he bought me
Author: Ellen M. H. Gates
Refrain First Line: O, help me sing for Jesus



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Apostolic Hymns and Songs: a collection of hymns and songs, both new and old, for the church, protracted meetings, and the Sunday school #81Page Scan
Calvary Songs #80aTextPage Scan
Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d72
Chapel Melodies #92Page Scan
Dew Drops of Sacred Song: gathered for the use of Sabbath schools #121aPage Scan
Faith Hymns #d59
Faith Hymns (New ed.) #172Page Scan
Gems of Sacred Song for Sunday Schools #d33
Gospel Songs: a choice collection of hymns and tune, new and old, for gospel meetings, prayer meetings, Sunday schools, etc. #18Page Scan
Hallowed Songs #d166
Hallowed Songs: for prayer and social meetings, containing hymns and tunes, carefully selected from all sources, both old and new, and are of the most spiritual..(Newly Revised) #98Page Scan
Home Songs for Young Patriots #d15
Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #142Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Sunday School of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, Jersey City #d58
Hymns of the Millennial Dawn, with Music: a Choice Collection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d114
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #381Page Scan
Musical Leaves for Sabbath Schools #d60
New Praises of Jesus #d48
Notes of Joy, for the Sabbath School #d55
Poems and Hymns of Dawn #131Page Scan
Popular Hymns No. 3 #d85
Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #77Page Scan
Song Life for Sunday Schools #d77
Songs for Young and Old #d49
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #367Page Scan
Sought-Out Songs for Christian Workers #d60
Sought-Out Songs for Christian Workers #d62
Sparkling Jewels for the Sunday School: a new collection of choice music #61Page Scan
Sweet Songs #d12
The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #400Page Scan
The Devotional Chimes: a choice collection of new and standard hymns and tunes, adapted to all occasions of social worship, family devotions, and congregational singing #62Page Scan
The Epworth Hymnal: containing standard hymns of the Church, songs for the Sunday-School, songs for social services, songs for the home circle, songs for special occasions #195Page Scan
The Jewel: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Sabbath school, designed as a supplement to "The Gem" #65Page Scan
The Lesser Hymnal: a Collection of Hymns for the Sunday School and Social Worship ... from The Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d143
The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #174
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #843Page Scan
The New Song: consisting of very choice notes of redemption, embracing new original,and also selcted songs, appropriate for prayer and revivial meetings #112Page Scan
The Pilgrim's Harp #d100
The Revivalist: a Collection of Choice Revival Hymns and Tunes #60Page Scan
The Silver Spray #d48
The Silver Spray: a New and Choice Collection of Popular Sabbath School Music #d55
The Singing Pilgrim #d79
The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #91Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #578Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #577Page Scan
The Violet: a book of music and hymns, with lessons of instruction designed for Sunday Schools, social meetings, and home circles #107Page Scan