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971. Does Jesus Care?

1 Does Jesus care when my heart is pained
Too deeply for mirth or song,
As the burdens press, and the cares distress,
And the way grows weary and long?

Refrain:
Oh, yes, He cares, I know He cares,
His heart is touched with my grief;
When the days are weary, the long nights dreary,
I know my Savior cares.

2 Does Jesus care when my way is dark
With a nameless dread and fear?
As the daylight fades into deep night shades,
Does He care enough to be near? [Refrain]

3 Does Jesus care when I’ve tried and failed
To resist some temptation strong;
When for my deep grief there is no relief,
Though my tears flow all the night long? [Refrain]

4 Does Jesus care when I’ve said “goodbye”
To the dearest on earth to me,
And my sad heart aches till it nearly breaks—
Is it aught to Him? Does He see? [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Does Jesus care when my heart is pained
Title: Does Jesus Care?
Author: Frank E. Graeff (1901)
Meter: 9.7.10.8 R
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:7
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Does_Jesus_Care); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (149)
Refrain First Line: Oh, yes, He cares, I know He cares
Tune Information
Name: [Does Jesus care when my heart is pained]
Composer: Joseph L. Hall
Meter: 9.7.10.8 R
Key: D♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Does_Jesus_Care); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (149)



Media
MIDI file: Does_Jesus_Care.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Does_Jesus_Care)
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.




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