What Would Jesus Do?

If the sinful ways of life

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley
Tune: [If the sinful ways of life]
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 If the sinful ways of life
You are tempted to pursue,
Just stop and think before you yield—
What would Jesus do?

What, oh, what would Jesus do?
What, oh, what would Jesus do?
When you’re tempted, always stop and think,
What, oh, what would Jesus do?

2 Let your heart from sin be clean,
And your strength in Him renew;
Let meekness in your works be seen—
Thus would Jesus do. [Refrain]

3 If your brother is in need,
And to him you would be true;
Then show your love by word and deed—
Thus would Jesus do. [Refrain]

4 Let your light forever shine,
Keep the will of God in view;
To sinners prove His love divine—
Thus would Jesus do. [Refrain]

5 When you’re to the judgment brought,
Will you always have been true?
Then don’t forget the solemn thought—
What would Jesus do? [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley

Daniel Otis Teasley, 1876-1942 Died: November 15, 1942, Santa Ana, California. Teasley en­tered the min­is­try of the Church of God de­nom­in­a­tion in 1896, and pas­tored in New York. Some­time af­ter 1910, he be­came Gen­er­al Man­a­ger of the Gos­pel Trump­et Com­pa­ny, where he worked un­til 1917. He then worked as gen­er­al man­ag­er of War­ner Press (1917-18). His works in­clude: Historical Ge­o­graphy of the Bi­ble, 1898, 1917 The Ho­ly Spir­it and Other Spir­its, 1904 How to Con­duct a Sun­day School, 1911 The Go­spel Guide-book, 1918 The Bi­ble and How to In­ter­pret It, 1918 Lyrics-- At the Cross of Je­sus Bow­ing Back to the Bless­èd Old Bi­ble… Go to person page >

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First Line: If the sinful ways of life
Title: What Would Jesus Do?
Author: Daniel Otis Teasley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: What, O what would Jesus do



Timeless Truths #221


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