Jesus Only

Whom have I in heaven but thee, Thee, my light, my life, my bliss

Author: Mary D. James
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Mary D. James

Born: August 10, 1810, Trenton, New Jersey. Died: October 4, 1883, New York City. Buried: Mercer Cemetery, Trenton, New Jersey. When she was 13 years old, James began teaching Sunday school in the Methodist Episcopal church. She became a prominent figure in the Wesleyan Holiness movement, assisting Phoebe Palmer, and often leading meetings at Ocean Grove, New Jersey, and elsewhere. She wrote about 50 hymns, and articles by her appeared in the Guide to Holiness, the New York Christian Advocate, The Contributor, The Christian Witness, The Christian Woman, The Christian Standard, and the Ocean Grove Record. Her works include: The Soul Winner: A Sketch of Life and Fact and Incidents in the Life and Labors of Edmund J. Yard, 1883… Go to person page >

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First Line: Whom have I in heaven but thee, Thee, my light, my life, my bliss
Title: Jesus Only
Author: Mary D. James
Refrain First Line: Jesus only, Jesus mine
Publication Date: 1883
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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