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Sweet Rest

Representative Text

1 Come unto me, all ye weary and worn;
All ye that labor and all that mourn,
All who have laid their sweet treasures away,
Far from the light of day;
Bring me your burdens, ye fainting and weak;
I alone promise the rest ye seek;
Come, all ye stricken, by sorrow oppress'd,
And I will give you sweet rest!

Sowing or reaping,
Smiling or weaping,
Whate'er the labor assign'd you may be.
Jesus will give you sweet rest!
Rest! Rest!
Jesus will give you sweet rest!

2 Easy my yoke, and my burden is light;
I am the Way in the darksome night:
Follow me, trusting wherever I lead,
Giving you all ye need;
And if thy pathway seem rugged and drear,
Follow, still follow the voice you hear,
Leading you safely, with all who are blest,
To the sweet haven of rest! [Refrain]

3 Listen! oh! listen! 'tis Jesus today
Calls you from sorrows of earth away.
All, all are bidden to seek the bright goal,--
Rest for the weary soul!
Come, and drink now of the River of Life;
Cast off the burdens of sin and strife;
Follow wherever his footstep hath prest,
Finding sweet comfort and rest! [Refrain]

Source: Light and Life: a collection of new hymns and tunes for sunday schools, prayer meetings, praise meetings and revival meetings #32

Author: Mrs. Loula K. Rogers

Loula Kendall Rogers Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come unto me, all ye weary and worn
Title: Sweet Rest
Author: Mrs. Loula K. Rogers
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sowing or reaping
Copyright: Public Domain



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Light and Life #32

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