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Alone with Jesus

I have been alone with Jesus with my head upon His breast

Author: Fanny Lonsdale
Tune: [I have been alone with Jesus] (Forman)
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I have been alone with Jesus, with my head upon his breast,
For I was so very weary, that I waited there to rest.
I have been alone with Jesus, and he bade me stay awhile,
And I felt it very precious, in the sunshine of his smile.

I’ve been alone with Jesus,
My blessed, blessed Jesus,
I’ve been alone with Jesus,
In the sunshine of his smile.

2 With a trembling heart I told him, while with joy I lingered there,
All the burden of my sorrow and my heavy weight of care;
How the voice of Satan’s whisp’rings often called me into sin,
And I asked him if I might not stay forever there with Him. [Refrain]

3 Shall I tell you what he told me, while I still was waiting there?
For it took away my trouble, and it took away my care.
O he told me how he lov’d me, tho’ a wayward, erring child,
And I felt so very happy, as he look’d on me and smil’d. [Refrain]

4 Then he told me I was welcome, evermore with him to stay,
And he said that he would never cast his loving child away,
“Lo!” he said, “I am thy Saviour, as a rock I firmly stand,
Come and rest beneath my shadow, in this weary, thirsty land.” [Refrain]

Source: Favorites Number 3: A Collection of Gospel Songs #19

Author: Fanny Lonsdale

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Text Information

First Line: I have been alone with Jesus with my head upon His breast
Title: Alone with Jesus
Author: Fanny Lonsdale
Refrain First Line: I've been alone with Jesus



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Christian Hymns and Songs #d72

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Favorites Number 3 #19

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Hymns We Love #201

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Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #46

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Ideal Sunday School Hymns #57

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New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #77

Offering of Praise #d67

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Sacred Songs No. 2 #110

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d66

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The Gospel Message No. 2 #122

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The Voice of Praise No. 3 #182

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