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Carry me tenderly, Jesus

Full Text

1 Carry me tenderly, Jesus, my Saviour,
Gather me safe in thine arms so strong;
Carry me tenderly over life’s billows,
Carry me tenderly all the day long.

Refrain:
All the day long, all the day long,
Comfort my spirit, and fill me with song;
Carry me tenderly over life’s billows,
Tenderly, lovingly, all the day long.

2 Speak to me lovingly, Jesus, my Saviour,
Whisper thy name in my care worn heart;
Grant me thy beautiful sunlight of glory,
Then shall my fear like a dream depart. [Refrain]

3 Speak to my lovingly, Jesus, my Saviour,
Sweeter than music thy words that fall;
Thou art my hiding-place, O my Redeemer,
Thou art my portion, my life, my all. [Refrain]

4 Carry me tenderly thro’ the dark valley,
Carry me tenderly o’er the sea;
Then shall my conflicts and trials be ended,
Then shall I anchor, O Lord, with thee. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #32

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Carry me tenderly, Jesus
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: All the day long

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Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #32TextAudioPage Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #208Page Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #208Page Scan



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