I Want Jesus

Some want silver, some want gold

Author: Herbert Buffum
Tune: [Some want silver]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Herbert Buffum

Herbert Buffum was born in La Fayette, Illinois 13 November 1879. He became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He started preaching at seventeen years of age. He did city mission work up and down the Pacific Coast and later in small towns in Kansas. He began publishing hymns at the age of eighteen. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Some want silver, some want gold
Title: I Want Jesus
Author: Herbert Buffum
Refrain First Line: I want Jesus
Publication Date: 1937
Copyright: 1934 in "Sacred Jewels" by R. E. Winsett, Dayton, Tenn.



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Abiding Faith #77

Radiant Joy #134

Revival Message #27

Silver Gems in Song #d78

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