Will you give yourself to Jesus

Will you give yourself to Jesus

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [Will you give yourself to Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Will you give yourself to Jesus,
Ever more His child to be?
For He gave His life so precious,
Died upon the cross for Thee.

Refrain:
Will you give yourself to Jesus,
All His own to ever be?
Will you love and trust the Saviour?
For He died to make you free.

2 Will you give your voice to Jesus,
Speak and sing for Him alone?
‘Tis for you the voice of Jesus
Pleadeth now before the throne. [Refrain]

3 Will you give your hands to Jesus,
Works of love for Him to do?
His dear hands were sorely wounded,
On the cross were nailed for you. [Refrain]

4 Will you give your feet to Jesus?
Willing errands for Him go?
Of the Master’s feet were weary
As He trod the earth below. [Refrain]

5 All your love, your heart’s best service,
Will you give them glad and free?
All the riches of His Kingdom
Now He freely offers thee. [Refrain]

Source: The Chorus of Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Meetings, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and All the Social Services of the Church #70

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

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First Line: Will you give yourself to Jesus
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Copyright: Public Domain

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