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Living All for Jesus

Living all for Jesus 'tis the golden way

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [Living all for Jesus, 'tis the golden way]
Published in 5 hymnals

Full Text

1 Living all for Jesus, 'tis the golden way;
finding in His service gladness for the day;
Looking for His footprints, humbly walking there,
Turning ev'ry promise into trustful pray'r.

Refrain:
Living all for Jesus since for us He died,
Since for us He's pleading, crown'd and crucified,
Love so free and boundless wakens highest praise,
Glory to our Savior thro' eternal days.

2 Living all for Jesus in communion sweet,
Bringing ev'ry burden to His pierced feet;
Telling Him our troubles, knowing He will heed,
Finding grace to help us in our time of need. [Refrain]

3 Living all for Jesus, blessing he'll bestow,
Till His earthen vessels fill and overflow;
Yielding to His Spirit, He the work will do,
What a great salvation, wonderful and true. [Refrain]

Coronation Hymns, 1910

Author: E. E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Living all for Jesus 'tis the golden way
Title: Living All for Jesus
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Living all for Jesus since for us He died

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Coronation Hymns #94Text
Jubilant Praise: for young people's societies, Sunday Schools, and Church Prayer Meetings #40Page Scan
Ministry in Song #d97
Service in Song #d86
The Evangel #d99
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