Training for Jesus

Training for Jesus our Captain and Lord

Author: John S. Brown
Tune: [Training for Jesus our Captain and Lord]
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1 Training for Jesus our Captain and Lord,
Ready to more when He speaketh the word,
Searching the scriptures and never in vain,
Rich is the harvest and great is the gain.

Give us the Bible ever ‘tis new,
Bible blest story of love,
Give us the Bible holy and true,
Bread to the soul from above.

2 Living for Jesus a life pure and true,
Willing to tread in the way with the few,
Filled with a longing to stand ev’ry test,
Anxious for nothing yet wanting God’s best. [Chorus]

3 Working for Jesus thro’ sunshine or cloud,
Telling the story of God’s love abroad,
Keeping our lives with humility shod,
This is our motto “forever for God.” [Chorus]

Source: Gold Tried in the Fire: suitable for church, Sunday school, revival meetings, missionary and rescue work #23

Author: John S. Brown

John S Brown USA. Thus far, John has evaded biographers. He may be Rev. John Stillman Brown of Kansas, but this is not verified. John Perry  Go to person page >

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First Line: Training for Jesus our Captain and Lord
Title: Training for Jesus
Author: John S. Brown
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Give us the Bible ever 'tis new
Publication Date: 1900
Notes: Dedicated to Friends Bible Institute, Cleveland, O.
Copyright: Public Domain


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Gold Tried in the Fire #23

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