Never Say "No" to Jesus

In the fight against sin

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [In the fight against sin]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the fight against sin,
If a crown you would win,
Never say “no” to Jesus;
When His orders you hear,
Move ahead, never fear,
Never say “no” to Jesus.

No! no! never say “no,”
Never say “no” to Jesus;
Oh, be faithful and true,
What He tells you to do,
Never say “no” to Jesus.

2 When He bids you to speak
To a soul that is weak,
Never say “no” to Jesus;
If He says, “lend a hand,”
That your brother may stand,
Never say “no” to Jesus. [Chorus]

3 If He wants you to walk,
If He wants you to talk,
Never say “no” to Jesus;
If He bids you to stay,
If He bids you to pray,
Never say “no” to Jesus. [Chorus]

4 If He calls you to go
Where the deep waters flow,
Never say “no” to Jesus;
If He calls you to make
Sacrifice for His sake,
Never say “no” to Jesus. [Chorus]

Source: Melodies of Salvation #112

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the fight against sin
Title: Never Say "No" to Jesus
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: No, no, never say no
Copyright: Public Domain



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Melodies of Salvation #d72

Melodies of Salvation #d105

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Melodies of Salvation #112

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Soul-Stirring Songs #d43

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