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Give Me Jesus
Words by Fanny J. Crosby
Music by John R. Sweney

Mark 8:36
"For what shall it profit a man,
if he shall gain the whole world,
and lose his own soul?"

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          Take the world, but give me Jesus,
          All its joys are but a name;
          But His love abideth ever,
          Thro' eternal years the same.

            Chorus
            Oh, the height and depth of mercy!
            Oh, the length and breadth of love!
            Oh, the fullness of redemption,
            Pledge of endless life above!

          Take the world, but give me Jesus,
          Sweetest comfort of my soul;
          With my Savior watching o'er me,
          I can sing though billows roll.

            Chorus
            Oh, the height and depth of mercy!
            Oh, the length and breadth of love!
            Oh, the fullness of redemption,
            Pledge of endless life above!

          Take the world, but give me Jesus,
          Let me view His constant smile;
          Then throughout my pilgrim journey
          Light will cheer me all the while.

            Chorus
            Oh, the height and depth of mercy!
            Oh, the length and breadth of love!
            Oh, the fullness of redemption,
            Pledge of endless life above!

          Take the world, but give me Jesus.
          In His cross my trust shall be,
          Till, with clearer, brighter vision,
          Face to face my Lord I see.

            Chorus
            Oh, the height and depth of mercy!
            Oh, the length and breadth of love!
            Oh, the fullness of redemption,
            Pledge of endless life above!


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