I'm going now to Jesus

I'm going now to Jesus

Author: E. W. Chapman
Tune: [I’m going now to Jesus]
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Representative Text

1 I’m going now to Jesus,
I’ve heard His gracious call;
I’ll go tho’ faint and weary,
And at His feet I’ll fall.

I’m glad that He has bid me
Come unto Him and rest;
I know He will receive me,
And make me truly blest.

2 I’m going now to Jesus,
No more will slight His grace;
I’ll go, and with true sorrow,
Will seek His loving face. [Refrain]

3 I’m going now to Jesus,
I cannot longer wait;
I’ll go and seek His mercy,
For soon ‘twill be too late. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #70

Author: E. W. Chapman

Anzentia Igene (Angie) Perry Chapman, 1849-1889. Born near Lansing, MI, Angie was the wife of Free Methodist minister, Edwin W. Chapman. They had three children. She helped on his evangelism tours and rural preaching circuits. They worked in Sparta, MI, and helped found the first Free Methodist church in Grand Rapids, MI. She also wrote hymn lyrics. In 1888 they followed an evangelistic tour of Kansas, and them moved to Isabella County, MI. She died in Mt. Pleasant, MI. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm going now to Jesus
Author: E. W. Chapman
Refrain First Line: I'm glad that he has bid me
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #70

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