Reach Out to Jesus

Is your burden heavy as you bear it all alone?

Author: Ralph Carmichael
Published in 9 hymnals

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Author: Ralph Carmichael

Ralph Carmichael was born May 27, 1927, in Quincy, Ill. to Rev. Richard and Adelle Carmichael. A graduate of Southern California Bible College (now Vanguard University), he became head of the school’s music department in his early 20s. His “Campus Christian Hour” that aired on KHJ-TV in Los Angeles, featuring his college band and singers with big band treatments of hymns and gospel songs, won an Emmy in 1951. Other early work involved serving as minister of music for Temple Baptist and Calvary Assembly churches, arranging and conducting musical scores for religious radio shows as well as for numerous sacred artists. Ralph’s musical talents have given us over 300 gospel songs, including such favorites as “The Savior Is Waiting,”… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Is your burden heavy as you bear it all alone?
Title: Reach Out to Jesus
Author: Ralph Carmichael
Refrain First Line: He is always there
Publication Date: 1980
Copyright: © 1968 Communique Music



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymns of Faith #335


Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #427

Sing Joyfully #371

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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