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No one, save Jesus only

No one, save Jesus only

Author: M. Lowrie Hofford
Tune: [No one, save Jesus only]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 No one, save Jesus only,
Can bear my sins away;
No one, save Jesus only,—
And unto Him I pray;
No one can cleanse this heart of sin,
And make it white as snow.

No one, save Jesus only,
No one, save Jesus only,
No one, save Jesus only,—
And unto Him I go.

2 No one, save Jesus only,
Can purify my soul;
No one, save Jesus only,
Can make my spirit whole;
No one can fit it for the skies,
Or duty here below; [Refrain]

3 No one, save Jesus only,
Can bear my soul above;
No one, save Jesus only,
Can fill it with His love;
No one can make its happiness
As streams eternal flow. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #56

Author: M. Lowrie Hofford

Born: January 27, 1825, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Died: January 9, 1888, Trenton, New Jersey. Hofford attended Lafayette and Princeton, where he graduated in 1849. He studied theology at the Princeton seminary for a year, and became principal of the Camden collegiate institute. While there, he organized a church at Beverly, New Jersey, being licensed by the Presbytery in Philadelphia in 1852. In 1855, he was ordained an evangelist in Burlington, New Jersey. In 1860, he began teaching at the Trenton Institute, and in 1863 took charge of a military institute at Allentown, Pennsylvania that was later incorporated as Muhlenberg College; he served there as a professor and later president. He taught and pastored at Camden and Beverly, New Jer… Go to person page >

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