Not for me, but for you

Let us live while we live, for the good we can do

Author: J. H. Sammis
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: J. H. Sammis

John H. Sammis was born in Brooklyn. He moved to Logansport, Indiana when ye was 22, where he was converted to Christianity. He was active in the Y.M.C.A., serving as secretary for the Terre Haute Association and later becoming State Secretary. After this, he studied at Lane and McCormack seminaries and was ordained in the Presbyterian church at Glidden, Iowa. He also pastored churches in Indianapolis, Grand Haven, MI, Red Wing and St. Paul, Minn. In 1909 he became associated with the Los Angeles Bible Institute. He wrote more that 100 hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let us live while we live, for the good we can do
Title: Not for me, but for you
Author: J. H. Sammis
Refrain First Line: Shall we worry, or fret
Copyright: Public Domain


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World Wide Revival Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Meetings #d131

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