Every Moment of Every Day

Author: Norman J. Clayton

Norman Clayton was born on January 22, 1903 in Brooklyn, New York, the ninth of ten children. He was converted at the age of six in the South Brooklyn Gospel Church, where his mother had been a foundation member … and was church organist by the age of 12. He kept up the role of church organist for the rest of his life. Clayton’s profession was in the building industry, but he also created his own publishing house, Gospel Songs, which was later absorbed into the Rodeheaver Company. In 1942 he was working with Jack Wyrtzen’s Word of Life organization, providing music for both the radio broadcasts and crusade meetings. That same year Clayton wrote his most popular gospel song, words and music, "Now I Belong to Jesus." Anot… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Only to be what He wants me to be
Title: Every Moment of Every Day
Author: Norman J. Clayton
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Just to be clay in the Potter's hands
Copyright: © 1938 by Norman J. Clayton



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Favorites Number 6: A Collection of Gospel Songs #39

Foursquare Hymnal #d236

Melodies of Praise #d71

Norman Clayton's Favorites No. 1 #d61

Revival Hymns and Choruses #400

Salvation Songs for Children, No.3 #d62

Singing Joy #d60


The King's Songs #49

Youth Sings #22

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