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His Love is All I Need

The love of Jesus, who can tell

Author: E. O. Excell
Tune: [The love of Jesus, who can tell]
Published in 24 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The love of Jesus, who can tell,
Tho' he may know it, oh, so well?
The love that ev'ry want supplies,
The love that always satisfies;
His love is all I need!

Chorus:
So wonderful, His love to me,
More wonderful how could it be?
My ev'ry sin on Him was laid,
My ev'ry debt by Him was paid;
His love is all I need!

2 The love of Jesus, oh, what bliss,
To hear Him whisper, I am His!
Tho' I may falter on the way,
he will not let me go astray;
His love is all I need! [Chorus]

3 The love of Jesus, oh, how sweet,
To hide in such a safe retreat!
Tho' Satan would my hopes destroy,
My Savior's love is still my joy;
His love is all I need! [Chorus]

Source: Tabernacle Hymns Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #180

Author: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The love of Jesus, who can tell
Title: His Love is All I Need
Author: E. O. Excell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: So wonderful His love to me
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #2418
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