Sing for Jesus

O may I, while I live on earth

Tune: [O may I while I live on earth]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, may I while I live on earth,
Sing for Jesus, sing for Jesus;
Praise him with my heart and breath,
Sing to his dear name.
For have I not great cause for praise,
To him who crowns my youthful days,
And leads me through the pleasant ways,
To sing of his dear name.

2 And may I while I live below,
Speak of Jesus, speak of Jesus;
Never tire of his dear name,
Tire of his dear name.
Oh! how much he has done for me,
He hung on Calv'ry's cursed tree;
That I might evermore be free,
To speak for his dear name.

3 Then let me while my life remains,
Live for Jesus, live for Jesus;
Count it honor, though I oft
Suffer for his name.
But when at last my life shall be,
With him throughout eternity;
Oh! then how sweet it there will be,
To ever live for him.

Source: Calvary Songs #35

Text Information

First Line: O may I, while I live on earth
Title: Sing for Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain



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Calvary Songs #35

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d125

Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d196

The Voice of Praise #d196

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