I love him far better

It pays to serve Jesus, I speak from my heart

Author: EIl G. Christy
Tune: [It pays to serve Jesus, I speak from my heart]
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1 It pays to serve Jesus, I speak from my heart;
He’ll always be with us, if we do our part;
There’s naught in this wide world can pleasure afford,
There’s peace and contentment in serving the Lord.

I love Him far better than in days of yore,
I’ll serve Him more truly than ever before;
I’ll do as He bids me, whatever the cost,
I’ll be a true soldier — I’ll die at my post.

2 And oft when I’m tempted to turn from the track,
I think of my Savior — my mind wanders back
To the place where they nailed Him on Calvary’s tree—
I hear a voice saying, I suffered for thee. [Refrain]

3 There’s a place that remembrance still brings back to me,
’Twas there I found pardon — ’twas Heaven to me;
There Jesus spoke sweetly to my weary soul,
My sins were forgiven, He made my heart whole. [Refrain]

4 How rich is the blessing the world cannot give,
I’m satisfied fully tor Jesus to live;
Tho’ friends may forsake me, and trials arise,
I’m trusting in Jesus, His love never dies. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8213

Author: EIl G. Christy

19th Century  Go to person page >

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First Line: It pays to serve Jesus, I speak from my heart
Title: I love him far better
Author: EIl G. Christy



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