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375. There Is a Balm in Gilead

Refrain:
There is a balm in Gilead
to make the wounded whole;
there is a balm in Gilead
to heal the sin-sick soul.

1 Some times I feel discouraged,
and think my work’s in vain.
But then the Holy Spirit
revives my soul again.
(Refrain)

2 Don't ever feel discouraged,
for Jesus is your friend,
and if you look for knowledge
he'll ne'er refuse to lend.
(Refrain)

3 If you can’t preach like Peter,
if you can’t pray like Paul,
just tell the love of Jesus,
and say he died for all.
(Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: Sometimes I feel discouraged
Title: There Is a Balm in Gilead
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: Irr.
Scripture: Jeremiah 8:22
Topic: Justifying Grace: Assurance; Affliction and Tribulation; Assurance (2 more...)
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: There is a balm in Gilead
Tune Information
Name: BALM IN GILEAD
Adapter and Arranger: William Farley Smith (1986)
Meter: Irr.
Key: F Major
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Copyright: Adapt. and arr. © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House



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