Weary heart, O come to me

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1 Far away amid the darkness,
Far away, O Lord, from Thee,
‘Twas Thy voice that called so gently,
“Weary heart, O come to me.”

Blessed Saviour, how I praise Thee,
What a life of joy is mine;
With the blood of Thy atonement
Thou hast cleansed and sealed me Thine.

2 Once my feet were torn and bleeding
And my path was cold and drear,
Once the yoke of sin oppressed me,
Now its power no more I fear. [Chorus]

3 Thro' Thy grace to all extended,
Thro' Thy love so full and free,
In the Rock my soul is hiding,
Rock of Ages cleft for me. [Chorus]

Source: Devotional Songs #53

Author: Fanny J. 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 >

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First Line: Far away amid the darkness
Title: Weary heart, O come to me
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Blessed Savior, how I praise thee


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