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Now trim your lamp for Jesus

Now trim your lamp for Jesus

Author: E. L. Griswold
Tune: APIA
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Now trim your lamp for Jesus,
Let not your light be dim;
Full well He knows each action
That you may do for Him.

Refrain:
Then trim your lamp for Jesus,
And to your faith be true;
The world will judge of Jesus
By what they see in you.

2 Now trim your lamp for Jesus,
Nor let it hidden be;
Be not ashamed of Jesus,
He’s not ashamed of thee. [Refrain]

3 Now trim your lamp for Jesus;
’Tis He who bids you shine;
And His shall be the glory,
A crown of life be thine. [Refrain]

4 Then trim your lamp for Jesus,
Nor deem it e’er a cross
To bravely shine for Jesus
’Mid earthly sin and loss. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7860

Author: E. L. Griswold

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Text Information

First Line: Now trim your lamp for Jesus
Author: E. L. Griswold
Refrain First Line: Then trim your lamp for Jesus

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The Cyber Hymnal #7860
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #7860

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