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Go and tell Jesus, O, desolate heart

Go and tell Jesus, O, desolate heart

Author: Jennie Garnett
Tune: [Go and tell Jesus, O, desolate heart]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Go and tell Jesus, O desolate heart,
Go and tell Jesus how weary thou art;
Weary of trying without him to live,
Seeking for comfort the world cannot give.

Refrain:
Go and tell Jesus,—
Tell him how weary thou art,
Go, thy Saviour is waiting,
Waiting to comfort thy heart.

2 Go and tell Jesus, so ready to hear,
Whisper thy sorrow alone in his ear;
Long hast thou grieved him, but still he is kind;
Ask, he will give thee; go seek thou and find. [Refrain]

3 Narrow the gate but a light thou wilt see
Shining above it, and shining for thee;
Go, and, believing, acknowledge thy sin;
Knock, he will open and welcome thee in. [Refrain]

4 Go and tell Jesus thy soul is oppressed,
Go and tell Jesus ‘tis longing for rest,
Helpless, dependent, bend low at his throne,
Clinging by faith to his merits alone. [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #48

Author: Jennie Garnett

Fanny Crosby's Pseudonym. See Crosby, Fanny, 1820-1915 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Go and tell Jesus, O, desolate heart
Author: Jennie Garnett
Refrain First Line: Go and tell

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d71

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Faith Hymns (New ed.) #213

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Gems of Gospel Songs #42

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Living Hymns #193

Songs of Victory #d45

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The Ark of Praise #48

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