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More and More Like Jesus

I would be, from day to day

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [I would be from day to day]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I would be from day to day,
More and more like Jesus!
In whate’er I do or say,
More and more like Jesus.

Chorus:
More and more,
More and more,
More and more like Jesus,
More and more,
More and more,
More and more like Jesus.

2 Less of self, and less of pride!
More and more like Jesus!
Nearer to the crucified!
More and more like Jesus. [Chorus]

3 I would from each fault be free!
More and more like Jesus!
I would unto others be
More and more like Jesus. [Chorus]

4 It shall ever be my song,
More and more like Jesus!
Till I join the ransomed throng,
More and more like Jesus. [Chorus]


Source: Gems and Jewels #77

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

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First Line: I would be, from day to day
Title: More and More Like Jesus
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Copyright: Public Domain

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