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We are friends of Jesus

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1 We are friends of Jesus, “all and always for the King;”
For His gracious blessings we His praises now would sing;
To His glorious service all our talents we will bring,
And we’ll help to win the world for God.

Refrain:
“All and always, always for the King;”
“All and always, always for the King;”
To His glorious service all our talents we will bring,
And we’ll help to win the world for God.

2 Hear the cry of anguish, “come and help us ere we die!”
To Christ’s, “Go and teach them,” we would answer, “Here am I!”
Deeply stirred in soul are we, to aid them we will try,
And we’ll help to win the world for God. [Refrain]

3 Loyal to our Zion, blessings on her we will pray;
Zion of our fathers, take not, Lord, her light away;
Keep her in Thy service true until the crowning day,
When the world shall all be won to God. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Matchless Love: for evangelistic services, devotional meetings and Sunday schools #89

Author: J. H. Keagle

Joseph Henry Keagle, 1857-1928 Born: May 21, 1857, Rock Run Township, Illinois. Died: November 10, 1928, Naperville, Illinois. Buried: Phillips Cemetery, Rockton, Illinois. Son of William Harrison Keagle and Hannah E. Springer, Keagle was a teacher and minister. By 1884, the record shows him conducting funerals in Naperville. In 1888, he married Rachel G. Graham (1864-1952), with whom he had eight children. In 1898, he ran unsuccessfully for Congress from the Ninth District of Illinois as a Prohibitionist candidate. As of 1919, Keagle was pastor of Grace United Evangelical Church in Naperville. --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are friends of Jesus
Author: J. H. Keagle
Refrain First Line: All and always, always for the King

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Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 3 #d63

Hymns for the People for Services of Song in Christian Work #d176

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New Harvest Bells #132

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Songs of Matchless Love #89

Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry #d102

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