Jesus Only

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1 Jesus only is my motto,
Jesus only is my song,
Jesus only is my heart-tho't,
Jesus only all day long.

None but Jesus, Savior, Captain,
None but Jesus help me sing;
Fill me ever with Thy presence,
Jesus, Jesus, Lord and King.

2 Jesus only shall command me,
Jesus only guide my way;
Only He to choose my changes,
None but Jesus ev'ry day. [Refrain]

3 Jesus only is my Captain,
He shall lead me forth to fight;
Jesus only is my armor,
Jesus only is my might. [Refrain]

4 Then away with ev'ry idol,
Let my Lord be all to me;
Jesus only is my Master,
Jesus only let me see. [Refrain]

Source: His Fullness Songs #1

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus only is my motto
Title: Jesus Only
Author: Charles Price Jones
Language: English
Refrain First Line: None but Jesus, Savior, Captain
Copyright: Public Domain



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