Scripture Verse

Do you love Me? John 21:16

Introduction

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Ira B. Wilson
1880–1950

Words: John T. Lat­ta, in The Re­deem­er’s Praise, ed­it­ed by George W. El­der­kin & Will­iam J. Kirk­pat­rick (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: George D. El­der­kin, 1906), num­ber 49.

Music: Ira B. Wil­son (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Lat­ta (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of Wil­son, would you ?

Lyrics

What can make it joy to live?
Loving Jesus Christ;
What can boundless comfort give?
Loving Jesus Christ.

Refrain

Loving Jesus Christ,
Loving Jesus Christ;
What can make my pathway bright?
Loving Jesus Christ.

What can purify the heart?
Loving Jesus Christ;
What can hope and trust impart?
Loving Jesus Christ.

Refrain

What can drive away my care?
Loving Jesus Christ;
What can banish my despair?
Loving Jesus Christ.

Refrain

What can quench my selfishness?
Loving Jesus Christ;
What can bring me happiness?
Loving Jesus Christ.

Refrain

What can guide my footsteps right?
Loving Jesus Christ;
What can make my pathway bright?
Loving Jesus Christ.

Refrain