I Will Sing for Jesus

I will sing for Jesus, With His blood He bought me

Author: Ellen M. H. Gates
Published in 58 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.

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 can sing for Jesus,
My blessed, blessed Master? [Chorus]

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

Source: Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #381

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
Title: I Will Sing for Jesus
Author: Ellen M. H. Gates
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, help me sing for Jesus
Notes: Spanish translation: See "A Cristo doy mi canto"
Copyright: Public Domain



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