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.

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
Copyright: Public Domain



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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