Hear the Gentle Voice of Jesus

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1 Hear the gentle voice of Jesus
Calling as of old,
Weary ones and heavy-laden
To the shelter of His fold.

Chorus:
He will not fail thee,
He will heed thy cry;
Listen to His precious promise,
"I will guide thee with Mine eye."

2 Never, never be discouraged,
Tho' the shadows lie
Darkly o'er the path before thee;
He will guide thee with His eye. [Chorus]

3 Take your burdens all to Jesus,
Cast on Him your care;
He will guide you and protect you,
All the time and ev'rywhere. [Chorus]

4 Vain and empty sinful pleasures
Soon shall reach their end:
Jesus is a fadeless Treasure!
Jesus is a changeless Friend! [Chorus]



Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #E140

Author: Flora Kirkland

20th Century Go to person page >

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First Line: Hear the gentle voice of Jesus
Title: Hear the Gentle Voice of Jesus
Author: Flora Kirkland
Meter: 8.5.8.7. with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He will not fail thee
Copyright: Public Domain

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #E140

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Sunday School Hymns No. 1 #47

The Luther League Hymn Book #d50

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