777. In the Morning When I Rise (Give Me Jesus)

1 In the morning when I rise,
In the morning when I rise,
In the morning when I rise,
Give me Jesus

Chorus:
Give me Jesus,
Give me Jesus,
You can have all the rest,
Give me Jesus.

2 Dark midnight was my cry,
Dark midnight was my cry,
Dark midnight was my cry,
Give me Jesus. (Refrain)

3 Just about the break of day,
Just about the break of day,
Just about the break of day,
Give me Jesus. (Refrain)

4 O, when I come to die,
O, when I come to die,
O, when I come to die,
Give me Jesus. (Refrain)

5 And when I want to sing,
And when I want to sing,
And when I want to sing,
Give me Jesus. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: In the morning when I rise
Title: In the Morning When I Rise (Give Me Jesus)
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: 7 7 7 4 and refrain
Scripture: Philippians 1:21-24; Galatians 6:14; Psalm 42
Topic: Christian Hope; Trust, Guidance
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Give me Jesus
Tune Information
Name: GIVE ME JESUS
Arranger: L. L. Fleming, b. 1936
Meter: 7 7 7 4 and refrain
Key: C Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Arr .© 1973 Augsburg Publishing House



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