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
Tune: SING FOR JESUS
Published in 47 hymnals

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Representative 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.

Refrain:
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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The Cyber Hymnal #12244
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The Cyber Hymnal #12244

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