My Hope Is in the Lord

My hope is in the Lord, Who gave Himself for me

Author: Norman J. Clayton (1945)
Tune: WAKEFIELD (Clayton)
Published in 24 hymnals

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Author: Norman J. Clayton

Norman Clayton was born on January 22, 1903 in Brooklyn, New York, the ninth of ten children. He was converted at the age of six in the South Brooklyn Gospel Church, where his mother had been a foundation member … and was church organist by the age of 12. He kept up the role of church organist for the rest of his life. Clayton’s profession was in the building industry, but he also created his own publishing house, Gospel Songs, which was later absorbed into the Rodeheaver Company. In 1942 he was working with Jack Wyrtzen’s Word of Life organization, providing music for both the radio broadcasts and crusade meetings. That same year Clayton wrote his most popular gospel song, words and music, "Now I Belong to Jesus." Anot… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My hope is in the Lord, Who gave Himself for me
Title: My Hope Is in the Lord
Author: Norman J. Clayton (1945)
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: For me he died, for me he lives
Copyright: © 1945 Norman J. Clayton Publishing © Renewed 1973 by Norman J. Clayton Publishing Co. (A Div. of Word, Inc.)



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Hymns of Faith #51


Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #266

Rejoice Hymns #344

Sing Joyfully #279

The Celebration Hymnal #540

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #406

The Worshiping Church #482

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #523

Worship and Service Hymnal #252

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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