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Gladly Would I Leave Behind Me (#67)    
(solo recording, 4:17)

Gladly would I leave behind me
All the pleasures I have known
To pursue surpassing treasures
At the throne of God, the Son

Worthy of unending worship
Love and loveliness is He
By His precious death, atoning
From the chains of sin, set free

Gladly would I give to Jesus
All affection, everything
For the washing of His mercy
Makes my ransomed heart to sing

"Holy, holy!" is the chorus
Rising up from those who see
Christ exalted, bright and burning
Full of pow'r and purity

Where else can we go?
Jesus, You're the One
That we were made to know

What else can I do?
Jesus, You're my all
I only trust in You

Gladly would I flee temptations
For their troubles fill my life
Turn and seek my God and Savior
For His goodness satisfies

Earthly treasures all are passing
Thieves break in and rust destroys
But in God are awesome splendor
Love and everlasting joys

Where else can we go?
Jesus, You're the One
That we were made to know

What else can I do?
Jesus, You're my all
I only trust in You

Who else could we love?
Jesus, You are God
From Whom all blessings flow

How could I desire,
Jesus, more than You,
Your righteousness alone?

Gladly would I give to Jesus
All affection, everything
For the washing of His mercy
Makes my ransomed heart to sing