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Best of all

Jesus all my grief is sharing

Author: Charles Walker Ray
Tune: [Jesus all my grief is sharing]
Published in 15 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus all my grief is sharing,
He my mansion is preparing,
When I’m trembling and despairing,
He will ever hear my call;
When the storms are round me sweeping,
Tho’ in helplessness I’m sleeping,
I am safe in His own keeping,
This to me is best of all:
Best of all, best of all,
I am safe in His own keeping,
This to me is best of all.

2 Jesus loves and watches o’er me,
When astray He will restore me;
Angel guards He sends before me,
Lest in fatal snares I fall;
With His friends He hath enrolled me,
By His might He will uphold me,
In His arms He will enfold me,
This to me is best of all:
Best of all, best of all,
In His arms He will enfold me,
This to me is best of all.

3 Jesus loves, and He will guide me,
All I need He will provide me,
In His bosom He will hide me,
When the woes of life appall;
He will hear my feeblest sighing,
Needful grace to me supplying,
He’ll be with me when I’m dying,
This to me is best of all:
Best of all, best of all,
He’ll be with me when I’m dying,
This to me is best of all.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11566

Author: Charles Walker Ray

Rv Charles Walker Ray DD USA 1832-1917. Born at Otselic, NY, he became a Baptist minister. He was educated at Hamlton College, Clinton, NY. He earned his doctorate from Monongahela College, Jefferson, PA. That school closed in 1894. He pastored at North Stonington, CT, for a number of years. He also served at Plymouth, NY. He married Julia Tracy Sheffield, and they had a son, Arthur. He wrote a number of books and song books: “Grace Vernon Bussell, the heroine of western Australia” (1878); “Spicy breezes” (1883); “The day school crown” (1892); “The revival helper: a collection of songs for Christian work and worship” (1893); “Bright blossoms of song” (1895); “Zion’s delight” (1901); “The song of songs… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus all my grief is sharing
Title: Best of all
Author: Charles Walker Ray
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #11566

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