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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Only Jesus

Only Jesus, precious Jesus

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

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

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

Refrain:
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: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Other friends may bless and comfort

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Timeless Truths #1099

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