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Take the world but give me Jesus, He who died, he loved me so

Take the world but give me Jesus, He who died, he loved me so

Author: Robert Lowe Fletcher
Tune: [Take the world but give me Jesus] (Prior)
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Take the world but give me Jesus,
He who died, He lov’d me so;
Gladly now I yield earth’s treasures,
Jesus only would I know.

Refrain:
Take the world but give me Jesus,
That dear Friend who loves me so;
All the world I leave, to follow
Jesus thro’ this vale below.

2 Now I hail my gracious Savior,
Living Head and glorious King;
And for His redemptive favor,
All my gifts and pow’rs I bring. [Refrain]

3 Take the world but give me Jesus,
And my heart shall be His throne;
King of kings, and Lord forever,
He shall rule, and He alone. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #92

Author: Robert Lowe Fletcher

19th Century "Robert Lowe Fletcher, the composer, will be at the South Avenue Congregational Church to-morrow, In the morning he will speak on 'The Conservative Life" and at night he will conduct an old-fashioned gospel singing service, when he will use some of his own compositions. Mr. Fletcher will ask the audience to assist him in the singing. Mr. Fletcher is an interesting person, and it is expected that he will attract a large number of strangers to the South Avenue Church." --from The Post-Standard, Syracuse, NY, 26 November 1910 Go to person page >

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First Line: Take the world but give me Jesus, He who died, he loved me so
Author: Robert Lowe Fletcher
Copyright: Public Domain

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #92

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