I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.@1 Corinthians 2:2

Flora Kirkland, 1899.

William J. Kirkpatrick (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William J. Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)

Nothing earthly meets the longing,
Nothing here can satisfy,
But the love and grace of Jesus
Meet and still each longing cry.

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Jesus only, Jesus only,
Be my raptured song today;
Jesus only, Jesus only,
Jesus, Jesus all the way.

Jesus only on the mountain,
When my heart with rapture thrills;
Jesus only in the valley,
When life’s woe my spirit fills.

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O to spend each passing moment
As in sight of His dear face!
O to show to souls in darkness
All the beauty of His grace!

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Grace that saves me, grace that keeps me,
Grace that helps me day by day;
Faith and hope and peace renewing,
Lest I falter by the way.

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Jesus, Savior, Thou hast bought me,
Thou hast sealed me for Thine own;
Hold me, guard me, and direct me,
Till Thou callest, Child, come home.

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