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Make Jesus yours today

You will want to spend eternity with Jesus

Author: William C. Poole
Tune: [You will want to spend eternity with Jesus]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 You will want to spend eternity with Jesus;
You will want to walk with Him the heav’nly way;
Thro’ His great redeeming grace you will want to see His face,
Then make Him yours today.

Make Jesus yours today and go with Him alway!
To Calvary He went for Thee,
Then make Him yours today.

2 You will want to have the precious Savior with you
In that morning when the clouds are rolled away.
You will want Him for a friend when you reach the journey’s end;
Then make Him yours today. [Refrain]

3 You will want to know your sins are all forgiven;
You will want to hear the blessed Savior say:
“Come to me! I paid the price, made for you the sacrifice!”
Then make Him yours today. [Refrain]

Source: Williston Hymns #14

Author: William C. Poole

William C. Poole was born and raised on a farm in Maryland. His parents belonged to the Methodist church. He graduated from Washington College and became a Methodist minister in Wilmington, Delaware area. He was pastor of McCabe Memorial, Richardson Park and other churches. In 1913 he was superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Delaware. He wrote about five hundred hymns. The writing was done as recreation and a diversion from his pastoral work. His goal in writing as well as in being a minister was to help people. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: You will want to spend eternity with Jesus
Title: Make Jesus yours today
Author: William C. Poole
Refrain First Line: Make Jesus yours today and go with him always



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Hymns of the Heart #52

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Songs for Service #212

Songs of Conquest, for Use in Public Worship, Prayer Services, etc. #d234

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Williston Hymns #14

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