Only Jesus (Chorus)

Only Jesus, only Jesus

Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Tune: [Only Jesus] (Chorus)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

Only Jesus!
Only Jesus!
Only He can satisfy;
Ev’ry burden becomes a blessing,
When I know my Lord is nigh.

Source: Singspiration Three #37

Author: Avis B. Christiansen

Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Only Jesus, only Jesus
Title: Only Jesus (Chorus)
Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Language: English
Publication Date: 1920
Notes: Chorus of the hymn: I’ve found a refuge from life’s cares in Jesus
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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Singspiration Three #37

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Songs and Choruses for Fishers of Men #22

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