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Jesus Knows

In your pathway have you found some cruel thorns?

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley
Tune: [In your pathway have you found some cruel thorns?]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 In your pathway have you found some cruel thorns?
Jesus bore them on His brow, and He knows;
Does the world look down upon you with its frown?
All the world forsook your Lord, and He knows.

Jesus knows, yes, He knows;
He was weary, worn, and tried,
Bore our many sins beside,
Hungry, thirsty, crucified, and He knows.

2 Are you weary with the toils and cares of life?
Jesus labored night and day, and He knows;
Does the sinful world annoy you with its strife?
Jesus saw and heard it all, and He knows. [Refrain]

3 Are you tempted with the world so rich and gay?
Jesus once was tempted, too, and He knows;
Does the tempter seek to turn you from the way?
Jesus will your helper be, for He knows. [Refrain]

4 Has the hand of death your eyes bedimmed with tears?
Jesus wept for one He loved, and He knows;
For some wand’rer have you prayed for many years?
Jesus prayed for sinners lost, and He knows. [Refrain]

5 Have your friends forsaken, spurned you from their door?
So they did your blessed Lord, and He knows;
Is there none to cheer and comfort anymore?
Jesus bore the cross alone, and He knows. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley

Daniel Otis Teasley, 1876-1942 Died: November 15, 1942, Santa Ana, California. Teasley en­tered the min­is­try of the Church of God de­nom­in­a­tion in 1896, and pas­tored in New York. Some­time af­ter 1910, he be­came Gen­er­al Man­a­ger of the Gos­pel Trump­et Com­pa­ny, where he worked un­til 1917. He then worked as gen­er­al man­ag­er of War­ner Press (1917-18). His works in­clude: Historical Ge­o­graphy of the Bi­ble, 1898, 1917 The Ho­ly Spir­it and Other Spir­its, 1904 How to Con­duct a Sun­day School, 1911 The Go­spel Guide-book, 1918 The Bi­ble and How to In­ter­pret It, 1918 Lyrics-- At the Cross of Je­sus Bow­ing Back to the Bless­èd Old Bi­ble… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In your pathway have you found some cruel thorns?
Title: Jesus Knows
Author: Daniel Otis Teasley
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus knows, yes, He knows
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Page Scan

Evening Light Songs #176


Timeless Truths #804

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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