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We Must Be Holy

Full Text

1 Jesus has taken my load of sin,
Such love no tongue can tell;
Then should I not resign to Him
My life and all my will?

Refrain:
Holy, dear brethren, we must be holy,
Living before the throne;
Self and possessions, all must be truly
Given to God alone.

2 Can I behold the dear Savior’s death,
And yet withhold a part;
Oh, can I draw one selfish breath,
And not give all my heart? [Refrain]

3 Reason and justice, my debt of love,
Demand that I should be:
Body and spirit and all I have
Devoted, Lord, to Thee. [Refrain]

4 We must be holy as He is pure,
For this the Savior died;
Talents and time and all earthly store
To God be sanctified. [Refrain]

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus has taken my load of sin
Title: We Must Be Holy
Author: D. S. Warner (1893)
Meter: 9.7.9.7.10.6.10.6
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Holy, dear brethren, we must be holy

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Timeless Truths #967Text
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



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