Grow Like Jesus

Grow like Jesus, He is love

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Grow like Jesus, He is love,
He is pure and holy;
You may be like Christ above,
Though your life be lowly.

Grow like Jesus day by day,
He is ever near you;
Look to Jesus, watch and pray,
He delights to hear you.

2 Grow like Jesus, He is kind,
Patient, sweet, and tender;
None who seek Him fail to find,
He is our defender. [Refrain]

3 Grow like Jesus, shine for Him,
As the stars forever;
Never let your light grow dim,
He will fail you never. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8095

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. 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: Grow like Jesus, He is love
Title: Grow Like Jesus
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Grow like Jesus day by day


The Cyber Hymnal #8095
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