In the morning when i rise…

One of my favorite songs is “Give Me Jesus” by Fernando Ortega. The simplicity of its words is what makes it so powerful.

I decided to record this little video tonight at 2AM while Esther (my beautiful dog) tried her best to get some sleep on the couch next to me. Enjoy…


  1. Hi Wes,
    I first heard this simple “Give Me Jesus” song on a Christian radio station about 6 months ago as I was getting ready for bed. There was no tape recorder around. So I could not tape it. To make matters worse, I couldn’t hear all of the lyrics. The simplicy touched me greatly to the point that I would leave the radio on for hours at a time; sometimes all night to see if I could catch the song.

    Today, I simply typed the words of the first line and begin to search until I found and heard you. Thank you so much. God bless you, and I wish you much success in your music career.

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