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What Will You Do with Jesus? (Knapp)

Oh, what will you do with Jesus, Who knocks for you today?

Author: Martin W. Knapp
Tune: [Oh, what will you do with Jesus] (Pickett)
Published in 6 hymnals

Full Text

1 Oh, what will you do with Jesus,
Who knocks for you today?
Will you open and bid Him enter,
Or turn from Him away?

Refrain:
I will open my heart’s door gladly,
And crown Him there today;
I will trust in His blood most precious,
To wash my sins away.

2 Oh, what will you do with Jesus,
When storms your soul appall?
Will you then seek another refuge,
Or for His presence call? [Refrain]

3 Oh, what will you do with Jesus,
When you at last must die?
Can you call on Him then to aid you,
Or will He have passed by? [Refrain]

4 Oh, what will you do with Jesus,
When at His throne you stand?
Will you then be with these rejoicing,
Or sink at His left hand? [Refrain]

5 When you come to the final judgment,
The question then will be,
Not how you will dispose of Jesus,
But how He will of thee. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Martin W. Knapp

Born: March 27, 1853, Albion, Michigan. Died: December 7, 1901, Cincinnati, Ohio, of typhoid fever. Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio. At age 17, Knapp began studies at a Methodist college in Albion, Michigan. He worked on the family farm in the summer, studying Greek and Latin at night, and attending classes in Albion in the winter. In 1877, the Methodist Michigan Conference assigned him a circuit. He went on to a career in ministry, founding the magazine God’s Revivalist in 1888; the International Holiness Union and Prayer League in 1897; and God’s Bible School (later known as God’s Bible School and College) in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1900. His works include: Christ Crowned Within, 1886 The Double Cure… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oh, what will you do with Jesus, Who knocks for you today?
Title: What Will You Do with Jesus? (Knapp)
Author: Martin W. Knapp
Meter: 9.6.9.6 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I will open my heart's door gladly

Timeline

Instances

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Timeless Truths #384Text
Include 5 pre-1979 instances



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