Scripture Verse

I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord.@Philippians 3:8
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James H. Fillmore, Sr.
(1849–1936)

Words: Le­roy H. Dow­ling, in Songs of Glo­ry (Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio: Fill­more Bro­thers, 1874), page 81.

Music: East­cote James H. Fill­more (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Praise God, I’ve found the way, Jesus is mine;
He keeps me every day, Jesus is mine;
I was away from home, and loved afar to roam,
But Jesus bid me come, Jesus is mine.

Earth’s pleasures all alloy, Jesus is mine;
Here, here is peace and joy, Jesus is mine;
Tho’ earth is bright and fair, brighter my home up there,
Undimmed by dark despair, Jesus is mine.

Earth’s gains I count but dross, Jesus is mine;
In clinging to the cross, Jesus is mine;
Let death’s unyielding wave lay me within the grave,
Jesus, my Lord, can save, Jesus is mine.