O no, there's nothing more to [I] seek

O no, there's nothing more to [I] seek

Author: R. E. Hudson
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Oh, no! there's nothing more I seek,
With Jesus ever near;
My lips I feel are frail to speak
His love to me so dear.
From day to day He strengthens me
With never failing grace;
To be with Him is all I seek,—
To see His blessed face.

Chorus:
I'm satisfied with Jesus here,
He's ev'rything to me;
His dying love has won my heart,
And now He sets me free.

2 They bid me seek the world's delight,
The charms that others see;
But what to me is change of sight,
While Jesus dwells with me?
'Tis true that I beheld them once,
Yet never found relief;
And tho' they won from me a smile,
My heart was full of grief. [Chorus]

3 For oh! there are so many things
Recall His love to me,
He washed away my many sins
With His own blood so free.
The pride that reigned within my heart,
My stern rebellious will,
And ev'ry evil thought and wish
Has vanished at His will. [Chorus]

Source: Quartette: containing Songs for the Ransomed, Songs of Love Peace and Joy, Gems of Gospel Song, Salvation Echoes, with one hundred choice selections added #32

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. Vernon 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 >

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First Line: O no, there's nothing more to [I] seek
Author: R. E. Hudson
Refrain First Line: I'm satisfied with Jesus here

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