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Crowded is your heart with cares

Crowded is your heart with cares

Author: Mary D. James
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Crowded is your heart with cares,
Have you no room for Jesus?
Captured by earth’s gilded snares,
Have you no room for Jesus?
Lo! he’s standing at your door,
Knocking, knocking o’er and o’er;
Hear him pleading evermore,
Have you no room for Jesus?

Have you no room for Jesus?
Have you no room for Jesus?
Hear Him pleading evermore;
Have you no room for Jesus?

2 Wasting all your precious hours,
Can you not work for Jesus?
Vainly spending all you pow’rs;,
Can you not work for Jesus?
Striving not to conquer sin;
Seeking not a soul to win;
Bringing not a wand’rer in;
Can you not work for Jesus? [Refrain]

3 Bearing only worthless leaves,
Have you no fruit for Jesus?
In your hand no precious sheaves;
Have you no fruit for Jesus?
Not a grain to store away;
Naught your labor to repay;
Not a joy for that great day
When you shall meet with Jesus? [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's New Revival Hymns: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #29

Author: Mary D. James

Mary Dagworthy Yard James USA 1810-1883. Born at Trenton, NJ, she began teaching Sunday school at age 13 in the Methodist Episcopal Church. She married Henry B James, and they had four children: Joseph, Mary, Ann, and Charles.. She became a prominent figure in the Wesleyan Holiness movement of the early 1800s, assisting Phoebe Palmer (also a hymnist) and often leading meetings at Ocean Grove, NJ, and elsewhere. She wrote articles that appeared in the “Guide to holiness”, “The New York Christian advocate”, “The contributor”, “The Christian witness:, “The Christian woman”, “The Christian standard”, and the “Ocean Grove record”. She wrote a biography of Edmund J Yard entitled, “The soul winner” (1883). She… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Crowded is your heart with cares
Author: Mary D. James
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Alexander's New Revival Hymns #29

Christ in Song #d106

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Christ in Song #100

Gospel Voices #d14

Gospel Voices Supplemented #d35

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d227

Sacred Melodies No. 1 #d18

Songs of Triumph [with Supplement] #a85

Songs of Triumph #85

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1276

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Triumphant Songs No.1 #80

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