Live for Jesus

Live for Jesus, live for Jesus, Serve Him every day

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [Live for Jesus, live for Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Live for Jesus, live for Jesus,
Serve him ev’ry day;
Follow him where’er he leads you,
Trust him and obey.
Look to him when you are tempted,
Cast on him your care;
He will grant you ev’ry blessing,
He will hear your pray’r.

I will live for Jesus,
I will love him too,
Gladly labor in his vineyard,
Strive his will to do.

2 To the One who loves so dearly,
Loyal be and true;
Gladly labor in his vineyard,
Strive his will to do.
He will keep your feet from straying
In temptation’s way;
Follow where his love may lead you,
Trust him and obey. [Chorus]

Source: Inspiring songs No. 1: for the Sunday school #59

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Live for Jesus, live for Jesus, Serve Him every day
Title: Live for Jesus
Author: Thoro Harris
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I will live for Jesus
Publication Date: 1906
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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Inspiring songs No. 1 #59

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