Jesus is Mine (live)

Recorded this last Sunday. It is a rewrite I did back in 2003 of a Jane C. Bonar (1843) hymn. It is on The Parlor Sessions record but I really enjoyed worshiping through this song with our community this past Sunday so I thought I would share the live recording. James says that “friendship with the world is hatred towards God”. This song reminds me that I do not need the world, that it’s promises are empty and that Jesus is all I want. I am his and he is mine.

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Vocals: Nathan Partain, Kyle Ragsdale, Bethany Hodge
Guitar: Nathan Partain
Banjo: Kyle Edgell
Fiddle: Kipp Normand
Bass: Joel Chodakowski
Bass Drum & Cymbal: Brail Allee

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Jesus is Mine         (listen)      (chords)

Fade, fade, each earthly joy: Jesus is mine!
Break every tender tie: Jesus is mine!
Dark is this wilderness,
Earth has no resting place,
Jesus alone can bless: Jesus is mine!

Tempt not my soul away: Jesus is mine!
Here would I ever stay: Jesus is mine!
Perishing things of clay,
Born for but one brief day,
Pass from my heart away: Jesus is mine!

Farewell, ye dreams of night: Jesus is mine!
Lost in this dawning bright: Jesus is mine!
All that my soul has tried
Left but a dismal void;
Jesus has satisfied: Jesus is mine!

Farewell, mortality: Jesus is mine!
Welcome, eternity: Jesus is mine!
Welcome, O loved and blest,
Welcome sweet scenes of rest,
Welcome, my Savior’s breast: Jesus is mine!


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