Any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be My disciple.@Luke 14:33
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Judson W. Van DeVenter (1855–1939)

Jud­son W. Van De­Ven­ter, 1896. Appeared in The Young People’s Hymnal, edited by James At­kins & Will­iam J. Kirk­pat­rick (Nash­ville, Ten­nes­see: Publishing House, Meth­od­ist Epis­co­pal Church, South, 1897), number 7.

The song was written while I was conducting a meeting at East Pal­es­tine, Ohio, in the home of George Se­bring (founder of the Se­bring Camp­meet­ing Bible Conference in Se­bring, Ohio, and later developer of the town of Se­bring, Flor­i­da). For some time, I had struggled between developing my talents in the field of art and going into full-time evangelistic work. At last the pivotal hour of my life came, and I surrendered all. A new day was ushered into my life. I became an evangelist and discovered down deep in my soul a talent hitherto unknown to me. God had hidden a song in my heart, and touching a tender chord, He caused me to sing.

Win­field S. Weed­en, 1896 (🔊 pdf nwc). Weed­en published a number of books of religious music, but this song must have been one of his favorites: its title was on his tombstone.

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Winfield S. Weeden (1847–1908)

All to Jesus, I surrender;
All to Him I freely give;
I will ever love and trust Him,
In His presence daily live.

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I surrender all, I surrender all,
All to Thee, my blessèd Savior,
I surrender all.

All to Jesus I surrender;
Humbly at His feet I bow,
Worldly pleasures all forsaken;
Take me, Jesus, take me now.

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All to Jesus, I surrender;
Make me, Savior, wholly Thine;
Let me feel the Holy Spirit,
Truly know that Thou art mine.

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All to Jesus, I surrender;
Lord, I give myself to Thee;
Fill me with Thy love and power;
Let Thy blessing fall on me.

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All to Jesus I surrender;
Now I feel the sacred flame.
O the joy of full salvation!
Glory, glory, to His name!

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