Scripture Verse

Ask and ye shall receive. John 16:24


Barney E. Warren

Words: Bar­ney E. War­ren, Ech­oes from Glo­ry (Grand Junc­tion, Mi­chi­gan: Gos­pel Trum­pet Pub­lish­ing, 1893), num­ber 42, alt.

Music: Sa­gi­naw J. H. Ol­ing­er, 1893 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know Ol­ing­er’s full name, or where to get a good pho­to of him (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


See the great promises, brother,
Are they so hard to believe?
How can you doubt the dear Savior?
Why don’t you ask and receive?


Ask, my brother and sister,
For all you need, believe;
Ask the bountiful Giver;
Ask and ye shall receive.

Jesus has suffered so meekly,
Sorrowing hearts to relieve;
Trust Him if you should be weakly,
Comfort and strength receive.


If there’s a want in your bosom,
Jesus will fill it, believe;
Do you need knowledge and wisdom?
Ask and ye shall receive.


Open the kingdom of Heav­en,
Jesus all bounty will give;
Here is the pledge in His promise,
Ask and ye shall receive.