All, yes, all I give to Jesus
All, yes, all I give to Jesus. Jonathan Burtch Atchinson* (1840-1882).
First published in Triumphant Songs No. 2 (Chicago: the Edwin O. Excell Co., 1889), with a tune by Edwin O. Excell* named ESCONDIDO. It was headed ‘Dedicated to the “Deaconesses” of America’ (Deaconesses were active in several churches and hospitals in the 1880s and 1890s). It had four stanzas:
All, yes, all I give to Jesus, It belongs to Him; All my heart I give to Jesus It belongs to Him; Evermore to be His dwelling, Evermore His praises swelling, Evermore His goodness telling, It belongs to Him.
All, yes, all I give to Jesus, It belongs to Him; All my voice I give to Jesus, It belongs to Him; Pleading for...
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