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Keep Your Covenant With Jesus

Keep your covenant with Jesus

Author: Martha C. Oliver
Tune: [Keep your covenant with Jesus]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Keep your covenant with Jesus,
‘Tis the least that you can do;
For He died for your salvation,
And He always has been true.
He has been your guide and helper,
He has been a faithful Friend,
And you never can repay Him,
Tho’ you serve Him to the end.

Chorus:
Keep your covenant with Jesus,
To your pledge be ever true,
For He gave Himself your ransom;
Yes, He died, He died for you.

2 Tho’ we give our dearest treasure,
‘Tis a trifle we bestow;
Tho’ we mete with largest measure,
‘Tis but little we can show.
But He sees the good intention,
And the loyal, loving will,
And by giving Him our utmost,
We may each His charge fulfill. [Chorus]

3 What are all our cares and burdens?
They are shadows dimly cast;
They will fade and quickly vanish,
If we hold our promise fast.
We can smile at all our losses,
We can welcome toil and pain;
If we keep our pledge with Jesus,
None of these will be in vain. [Chorus]

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #E107

Author: Martha C. Oliver

Pseudonym. See also Crosby, Fanny, 1820-1915 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Keep your covenant with Jesus
Title: Keep Your Covenant With Jesus
Author: Martha C. Oliver
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Keep your covenant with Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Billows of Song #d91

Epworth Songs. For use in the Epworth League #d82

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Junior Christian Endeavor Songs #10

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #E107

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #129

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Songs of the Kingdom #93

Sunny-side Songs for Sunday Schools #d95

The Corona #d69

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The Gospel Song Sheaf #88

The Luther League Hymn Book #d88

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