No hope in Jesus

O to have no Christ, no Savior

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [O, to have no Christ, no Savior]
Published in 24 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. Oh, to have no Christ, no Savior!
No Rock, no Refuge nigh!
When the dark days ’round thee gather,
When the storms sweep o’er the sky!

Refrain
Oh, to have no hope in Jesus!
No Friend, no Light in Jesus!
Oh, to have no hope in Jesus!
How dark this world must be!

2. Oh, to have no Christ, no Savior!
How lonely life must be!
Like a sailor, lost and driven,
On a wide and shoreless sea. [Refrain]

3. Oh, to have no Christ, no Savior!
No hand to clasp thine own!
Thro’ the dark, dark vale of shadows,
Thou must press thy way alone. [Refrain]

4. Now, we pray thee, come to Jesus;
His pard’ning love receive;
For the Savior now is calling,
And He bids thee turn and live.

5. Come to Jesus, He will save you;
He is the Friend of sinners;
Then, when thou hast found the Savior,
How bright this world will be!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4537

Author: William Cushing

Rv William Orcutt Cushing USA 1823-1903. Born at Hingham, MA, he read the Bible as a teenager and became a follower of the Orthodox Christian school of thought. At age 18 he decided to become a minister, following in his parents theology. His first pastorate was at the Christian Church, Searsburg, NY. He married Hena Proper in 1854. She was a great help to him throughout his ministry. He ministered at several NY locations over the years, including Searsburg, Auburn, Brookley, Buffalo, and Sparta. Hena died in 1870, and he returned to Searsburg, again serving as pastor there. Working diligently with the Sunday school, he was dearly beloved by young and old. Soon after, he developed a creeping paralysis that caused him to lose his… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O to have no Christ, no Savior
Title: No hope in Jesus
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: O to have no hope in Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #4537
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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #547

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The Cyber Hymnal #4537

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