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Looking unto Jesus for sustaining grace

Looking unto Jesus for sustaining grace

Author: James L. Nicholson
Tune: [Looking unto Jesus, for sustaining grace]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Looking unto Jesus, for sustaining grace,
That I may with "patience," run the heavenly race;
Looking unto Jesus, when I'm weak or strong,
Looking unto Jesus, I am helped along.

Refrain:
Looking unto Jesus, looking every day,
I have proved that Jesus is the life, the truth, the way;
Looking unto Jesus, I can never fall,
Jesus is my Saviour, and my all in all.

2 Looking unto Jesus, I can always see
Jesus with approving smile looking down on me;
Looking unto Jesus, I can run straight on,
Looking unto Jesus, all my fears are gone. [Refrain]

3 Looking unto Jesus, oh, delightful sight,
Jesus turns my darkness into heavenly light;
Looking unto Jesus, through the stormy skies,
Jesus gilds with glory all the clouds that rise. [Refrain]

4 Looking unto Jesus, till the hour shall come,
When he sends his angels down to take me home;
Looking unto Jesus, till his face I see,
In his unvailed glory, through eternity. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #36

Author: James L. Nicholson

Nicholson, James, an American Methodist minister, is the author of (1) "Dear [Lord] Jesus I long to be perfectly whole" (Holiness desired); and (2) "There's a beautiful land on high " (Heaven), both of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Looking unto Jesus for sustaining grace
Author: James L. Nicholson

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Calvary Songs #36

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d98

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Quartette #294

The River of Life #d73

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