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My Plea
Words and Music by J.L. Baker

1 John 5:12-13

            1. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.
            2. These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God;
              that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name
              of the Son of God.

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          Should I at the gates of heaven appear,
          To answer the challenge, what claim hast thou here,
          What hast thou to offer, yea, what is thy plea?
          With blessed assurance my answer would be,

            Chorus
            All that I have is Jesus,
            All that I claim is Jesus,
            All that I want, All that I need,
            All that I plead is Jesus.

          Of all earthly treasures nothing I've brought;
          No great deeds of merit have I ever wrought.
          Tho vile and unworthy as mortal could be,
          I've nothing to offer but this is my plea,

            Chorus
            All that I have is Jesus,
            All that I claim is Jesus,
            All that I want, All that I need,
            All that I plead is Jesus.

          My sins, they are many, my virtues are few.
          The blood of my Saviour will carry me through.
          When Christ in my place died on Calvary's tree,
          Hallelujah, that opened God's Heaven to me.

            Chorus
            All that I have is Jesus,
            All that I claim is Jesus,
            All that I want, All that I need,
            All that I plead is Jesus.


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