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Shining for Jesus

Shining for Jesus everywhere I go

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Shining for Jesus everywhere I go] (Sweney)
Published in 9 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. Shining for Jesus everywhere I go,
Shining for Jesus in this world of woe;
Shining for Jesus, more like Him I grow;
Shining all the time for Jesus.

Shining all the time, shining all the time;
Shining for Jesus, beams of love divine;
Glorifying Him every day and hour;
Shining all the time for Jesus.

2. Shining for Jesus, for He died for me;
Shining for Jesus, for He set me free;
Shining for Jesus, let the whole world see,
Shining all the time for Jesus. [Refrain]

3. Shining for Jesus when the way is bright;
Shining for Jesus in the darkest night;
Shining for Jesus, making burdens light;
Shining all the time for Jesus. [Refrain]

4. Shining for Jesus, with a helping hand,
Shining for Jesus, helping others stand;
Shining while marching to the heav’nly land,
Shining all the time for Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6046

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Shining for Jesus everywhere I go
Title: Shining for Jesus
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Shining all the time
Publication Date: 1895
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6046
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The Cyber Hymnal #6046

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