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I'll Live for Him

Representative Text

1 My life, my love I give to Thee,
Thou Lamb of God who died for me;
O may I ever faithful be,
My Savior and my God!

Refrain:
I'll live for him who died for me,
How happy then my life shall be!
I'll live for him who died for me,
My Savior and my God!

2 I now believe thou dost receive,
For Thou hast died That I might live;
And now henceforth I'll trust in Thee,
My Savior and my God! [Refrain]

3 O Thou who died on Calvary,
To save my soul and make me free;
I'll consecrate My life to Thee,
My Savior and my God! [Refrain]

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #305

Author: R. E. Hudson

Ralph Hudson (1843-1901) was born in Napoleon, OH. He served in the Union Army in the Civil War. After teaching for five years at Mt. Union College in Alliance he established his own publishing company in that city. He was a strong prohibitionist and published The Temperance Songster in 1886. He compiled several other collections and supplied tunes for gospel songs, among them Clara Tear Williams' "All my life long I had panted" (Satisfied). See 101 More Hymn Stories, K. Osbeck, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1985). Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Timeline

Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #298
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
The Cyber Hymnal #2844
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #305

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #298

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #549

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #92

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #417

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Evening Light Songs #242

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Hymns of Faith #297

Hymns of the Christian Life #229

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #293

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #439

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Rejoice Hymns #319

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Sacred Selections for the Church #99

Sacred Songs of the Church #276

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Sing Joyfully #440

Audio

Small Church Music #4053

Songs of Faith and Praise #553

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #317

Text

The Celebration Hymnal #590

The Christian Life Hymnal #491

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2844

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #370

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #227

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Timeless Truths #833

Worship His Majesty #577

Text

Yes, Lord! #169

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