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Such a little way to Jesus

Such a little way to Jesus

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Tune: [Such a little way to Jesus!]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Such a little way to Jesus!
Close, so close to Him I stand,
I can hear His tender message,
I can all but touch His hand.

Such a little way to Jesus!
Such a little way to go!
Shall I scorn His invitation,
Or His love and blessing know?

2 Such a little way to Jesus,
But the roads of life divide,
And the gentle Friend and Helper,
Will no longer be denied.

Such a little way to Jesus!
Such a little way to go!
Shall I scorn His invitation,
Or His love and blessing know?

3 Far as heav’n and earth divided,
Are the roads when life is past;
Such an endless way from Jesus,
Is the way of sin at last!

Such a little way to Jesus!
Such a little way to go!
Shall I scorn His invitation,
Or His love and blessing know?

4 I will take the step to Jesus,
I will seek His love today;
I will gladly go to meet Him
While ‘tis but a little way.

Such a little way to Jesus!
Such a little way to go!
I will heed His invitation,
And His love and blessing know.

Source: Calvary's Praises #7

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

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First Line: Such a little way to Jesus
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

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Calvary's Praises #7

Lasting Hymns No. 2 #d213

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