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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Jesus for the World

The old world needs Jesus to heal its sin

Author: William C. Poole
Tune: [The old world needs Jesus to heal its sin]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The old world needs Jesus to heal its sin,
The old world needs Jesus today;
There’s no one like Jesus can help it to win,
Or help it on over life’s way.

Refrain:
To save it and help it,
To love it and bless it,
The old world needs Jesus to save it from sin,
The old world needs Jesus today.

2 The old world needs Jesus to give the light,
And brighten the pathway we tread;
To scatter the gloom and the darkness of night,
And give it the sunshine instead. [Refrain]

3 The old world needs Jesus to make anew
The lives that are blighted by sin;
There’s no one like Jesus to make them all true,
And help them the victory win. [Refrain]

4 The old world needs Jesus to lead the way,
To lead to His heaven above;
For no one like Jesus can help it today,
And no one like Jesus can love. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #265

Author: William C. Poole

William C. Poole was born and raised on a farm in Maryland. His parents belonged to the Methodist church. He graduated from Washington College and became a Methodist minister in Wilmington, Delaware area. He was pastor of McCabe Memorial, Richardson Park and other churches. In 1913 he was superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Delaware. He wrote about five hundred hymns. The writing was done as recreation and a diversion from his pastoral work. His goal in writing as well as in being a minister was to help people. 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: The old world needs Jesus to heal its sin
Title: Jesus for the World
Author: William C. Poole
Refrain First Line: To save it and keep it

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New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #265

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