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No Stranger to Jesus

In tender compassion He sought me

Author: H. L.
Tune: [In tender compassion He sought me]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 In tender compassion He sought me,
When I was a stranger to grace,
And back to His fold He has brought me,
To look on His wonderful face.

O I am no stranger to Jesus,
And He is no stranger to me;
In fellowship sweet,
I sit at His feet,
No mortal more blessed could be.

2 In loving communion together,
Tho’ sometimes the way may be long,
Tho’ pleasant or dark be the weather,
His love is the theme of my song. [Refrain]

3 I tell Him whatever perplexes,
His grace is sufficient each day;
I tell Him each trouble that vexes,
He helps me each step of the way. [Refrain]

4 I know He is with me each moment,
And close to His heart I would dwell;
But still I shall know Him far better
In heaven where all shall be well. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #51

Author: H. L.

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In tender compassion He sought me
Title: No Stranger to Jesus
Author: H. L.
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O I am no stranger to Jesus
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.