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I'll speak a word for Jesus, wherever I may be

I'll speak a word for Jesus, wherever I may be

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [I’ll speak a word for Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I’ll speak a word for Jesus,
Wherever I may be;
I’ll not forget He paid my debt,
On cross of Calvary.

Yes, I will speak for Jesus,
For me He groaned and died;
I’ll spread His fame, confess His name,
Whatever may betide.

2 I’ll speak a word for Jesus,
And for the Master stand;
Tho’ sceptics smile and foes revile,
Obey my Lord’s command. [Refrain]

3 I’ll speak a word for Jesus,
His banner, high upraise;
Will loyal prove to Him I love,
Throughout my pilgrim days. [Refrain]

4 And when I meet my Jesus,
In home of blessedness,
‘Mid angels bright, upon the right,
My Lord will me confess. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 5 #66

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'll speak a word for Jesus, wherever I may be
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: Yes, I will speak for Jesus