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More precious to me

My love has been won from this vain world

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [My love has been won from this vain world]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 My love has been won from this vain world away,
Since Jesus has come in my poor heart to stay;
My joy and salvation from henceforth to be
And daily He’s growing more precious to me.

He’s growing more precious to me,
He’s growing more precious to me;
New charms ev’ry day in my Savior I see,
He’s growing more precious to me.

2 He sheds o’er life’s pathway a radiance bright,
His yoke it is easy, His burden is light;
I could not be lonely when so near is He
The One who grows evermore precious to me. [Refrain]

3 When rough is the pathway my feet here must take,
How sweetly He whispers “I’ll never forsake:”
More fully I’ll trust when but dimly I see
This wonderful Savior so precious to me. [Refrain]

4 He bids me lean hard and still trust in His grace,
And strive for the prize at the end of the race;
When more and more like Him forever I’ll be,
This Jesus already so precious to me. [Refrain]

5 When safe in that city of jasper and gold,
The face of my Savior my eyes shall behold;
My song thro’ the ages eternal shall be,
Forever He’s growing more precious to me. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #113

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My love has been won from this vain world
Title: More precious to me
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: He's growing more precious to me



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