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If some great burden bends you low

If some great burden bends you low

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [If some great burden bends you low]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 If some great burden bends you low,
Just tell Jesus, just tell Jesus;
His love will lighten it, I know;
Just tell Jesus, just tell Jesus.

Refrain:
Just whisper the name of this wonderful friend,
Rich showers of blessing to you he will send
And loving and faithful remain to the end;
Just tell Jesus, just tell Jesus.

2 If earthly friends forsake your side,
Just tell Jesus, just tell Jesus;
To none his friendship is denied;
Just tell Jesus, just tell Jesus. [Refrain]

3 If sin has caused your soul to roam,
Just tell Jesus, just tell Jesus;
His voice will safely guide you home;
Just tell Jesus, just tell Jesus. [Refrain]

4 O whatsoever you may need,
Just tell Jesus, just tell Jesus;
You’ll find in him a friend indeed;
Just tell Jesus, just tell Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: Songs for All #13

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If some great burden bends you low
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Just whisper the name of this wonderful friend

Instances

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Songs for All #13

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Songs of Love Divine #13

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