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Let earth's brightest pleasures vanish

Let earth's brightest pleasures vanish

Author: Mary Bernstecher
Tune: [Let earth’s brightest pleasures vanish]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Let earth’s brightest pleasures vanish,
Let its gems and riches flee;
Give to me my Saviour, Jesus,
And His love so full and free.

Refrain:
Give me Jesus, only Jesus,
Grace and mercy from above;
With Him I shall ne’er be lonely,
Give me Jesus and His love.

2 In my sorrow Jesus comforts
Till each bitter trial is o’er,
With Him I shall ne’er be lonely,
Give me Jesus, nothing more. [Refrain]

3 In the hour of great temptation,
Let me to my Saviour fly;
Jesus, while on earth I linger,
Jesus, when at last I die. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs #154

Author: Mary Bernstecher

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Text Information

First Line: Let earth's brightest pleasures vanish
Author: Mary Bernstecher
Refrain First Line: Give me only Jesus

Timeline

Instances

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Alexander's Gospel Songs #154

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Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #9

Alexander's Hymns No. 2 #23

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Alexander's Male Choir #89

Immanuel's Praise #d102

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Victorious Life Hymns #176

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