Living for Jesus (Hymn)

Living for Jesus
Thomas Obadiah Chisholm

Living for Jesus, a life that is true,
Striving to please Him in all that I do;
Yielding allegiance, glad hearted and free,
This is the pathway of blessing for me.

Chorus
O Jesus, Lord and Savior, I give myself to Thee,
For Thou, in Thy atonement, didst give Thyself for me.
I own no other Master, my heart shall be Thy throne.
My life I give, henceforth to live, O Christ, for Thee alone.

Living for Jesus, Who died in my place,
Bearing on Calvary my sin and disgrace;
Such love constrains me to answer His call,
Follow His leading and give Him my all.

Chorus

Living for Jesus, wherever I am,
Doing each duty in His holy Name;
Willing to suffer affliction and loss,
Deeming each trial a part of my cross.

Chorus

Living for Jesus through earth’s little while,
My dearest treasure, the light of His smile;
Seeking the lost ones He died to redeem,
Bringing the weary to find rest in Him.

Chorus

This hymn is what life is all about: living for Jesus.  There are so many reasons that, as Christians, we should be living for Jesus and this song gives us several of them: “Thou, in Thy atonement, didst give Thyself for me.”  That is one huge reason for us to live for Him.  He “died in my place, bearing on Calvary my sin and disgrace” is another big one.  We know we should be living for Jesus.  Now, are we?

2 responses to this post.

  1. “My dearest treasure, the light of His smile” .. I loved that Ben! Thank you for our hymn today! God bless you!

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