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Only Jesus

Only Jesus, precious Jesus

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley
Tune: [Only Jesus, precious Jesus]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Only Jesus, precious Jesus,
Can our every sorrow know;
He alone can truly help us
Through life’s journey here below.

Other friends may bless and comfort,
Speak a kind and cheering word;
But the balm to heal the heartache
Only Jesus can afford.

2 Only Jesus, precious Jesus,
When life’s thorns have pierced the heart,
Can relieve the wounded spirit,
Needful help and grace impart. [Refrain]

3 Only Jesus, precious Jesus,
When temptation’s billows roll,
Can command the angry tempest,
Strengthen, soothe the trembling soul. [Refrain]

4 Only Jesus, precious Jesus,
He alone in life and death,
Can support me and I’ll trust Him,
Till my life’s last fleeting breath. [Refrain]

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley

Daniel Otis Teasley, 1876-1942 Died: November 15, 1942, Santa Ana, California. Teasley en­tered the min­is­try of the Church of God de­nom­in­a­tion in 1896, and pas­tored in New York. Some­time af­ter 1910, he be­came Gen­er­al Man­a­ger of the Gos­pel Trump­et Com­pa­ny, where he worked un­til 1917. He then worked as gen­er­al man­ag­er of War­ner Press (1917-18). His works in­clude: Historical Ge­o­graphy of the Bi­ble, 1898, 1917 The Ho­ly Spir­it and Other Spir­its, 1904 How to Con­duct a Sun­day School, 1911 The Go­spel Guide-book, 1918 The Bi­ble and How to In­ter­pret It, 1918 Lyrics-- At the Cross of Je­sus Bow­ing Back to the Bless­èd Old Bi­ble… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Only Jesus, precious Jesus
Title: Only Jesus
Author: Daniel Otis Teasley
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Other friends may bless and comfort



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