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Come unto me

Come with thy burdens and come with thy fears

Author: Lucia B. Cook
Tune: [Come with thy burdens and come with thy fears]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come with thy burdens and come with thy fears,
Come with thy weakness and come with thy tears;
Come with thy sins and thy sorrows confessed,
Come to the wonderful Giver of rest.

Refrain:
Come, come, come unto Me,
Come, come, come unto Me;
Ye who are burdened and sorely oppressed,
Come unto Me and find rest.

2 Come from the pleasures that only destroy;
Come to the fountain of heavenly joy;
Come to the feast so abundant and free,
All are invited, O come unto Me! [Refrain]

3 Now from the sighing and murmuring cease,
Rest on the bosom of infinite peace;
Balm for the weary and comfort are thine,
Rest on the bosom of mercy divine. [Refrain]

4 Come for the power to serve and obey,
Trust in the promise and fervently pray,
Wisdom and guidance are promised to thee,
Go to none other, but come unto Me. [Refrain]

Source: Favorite Gospel Songs #61

Author: Lucia B. Cook

Lucia B. Cook was born in Greenville, S. C. in 1884. She was a contributor to school, church and literary publications. Her greatest interest was with little children, and she loved nature. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come with thy burdens and come with thy fears
Title: Come unto me
Author: Lucia B. Cook
Refrain First Line: Come, come, come unto Me

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Favorite Gospel Songs #61

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Full Gospel Songs #228

Glad Praise #d28

Glorious Gospel Hymns #572

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Great Gospel Songs #129

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New Songs of the Old Faith #209

Songs of Full Salvation #d24

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Songs of Full Salvation #71

Songs of Praise #d34

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