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This is Why I Love My Jesus

Would you know why I love Jesus

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Would you know why I love Jesus] (Hoffman)
Published in 48 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Would you know why I love Jesus?
Why He is so dear to me?
‘Tis because my blessed Savior
From my sins hath set me free.

Refrain:
This is why, yes, why I love Him,
This is why I love Him so;
He has pardoned my transgressions,
He has washed me white as snow.

2 Would you know why I love Jesus?
Why He is so dear to me?
‘Tis because the blood of Jesus
Fully saves and cleanses me. [Refrain]

3 Would you know why I love Jesus?
Why He is so dear to me?
‘Tis because, amid temptation,
He supports and strengthens me. [Refrain]

4 Would you know why I love Jesus?
Why He is so dear to me?
‘Tis because, in every conflict,
Jesus gives me victory. [Refrain]

5 Would you know why I love Jesus?
Why He is so dear to me?
‘Tis because my Friend and Savior
He will ever, ever be. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #138

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Would you know why I love Jesus
Title: This is Why I Love My Jesus
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: This is why I love my Jesus

Timeline

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #10814TextScoreAudio
Include 47 pre-1979 instances



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