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Are you worn with griefs and fears

Are you worn with griefs and fears

Author: Katherine A. Grimes
Tune: [Are you worn with griefs and fears]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1. Are you worn with griefs and fears,
Have you wasted many years?
There is shelter at the cross for you.
Have you wandered far astray,
In the darkness lost your way?
There is shelter at the cross for you.

Refrain
There is shelter at the cross for you,
There is shelter at the cross for you;
By a world of sin denied,
Jesus suffered there and died;
There is shelter at the cross for you.

2. Do you long for love and peace,
From the tempter seek release?
There is shelter at the cross for you.
Do you fear the snares of sin,
Do you bear its marks within?
There is shelter at the cross for you. [Refrain]

3. Tho’ by deeds of sin defiled,
You are still the Savior’s child,
There is shelter at the cross for you.
Tho’ by doubt and fear oppressed,
In its shadow there is rest—
There is shelter at the cross for you. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6604

Author: Katherine A. Grimes

Born: April 26, 1877, Argentine, Michigan. Died: September 3, 1967, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Buried: Calvary Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Grimes was the first child of Stephen and Ada Potter Atherton, and had seven brothers. In 1900, she married broom maker Elliot Grant Grimes in Vernon, Michigan. She had a stepdaughter, Corabelle Grimes Shorden, one son, Leon Elliot Grimes, and an adopted daughter, Mary Patricia Green Jacobs. She became a writer at an early age, and worked as an editor for the Southern Agriculturist magazine in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to writing, she was an accomplished pianist and a music teacher. In 1920, she and her son Leon worked for Dr. William Fewkes of the Smithsonian Institute, exploring the A… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Are you worn with griefs and fears
Author: Katherine A. Grimes
Refrain First Line: There is shelter at the cross for you

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6604
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