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Jesus, the Helper

Jesus is the helper of the troubled heart

Author: Etta Harbour (1897)
Tune: [Jesus is the helper of the troubled heart]
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1. Jesus is the helper of the troubled heart,
And to those who sorrow He will strength impart:
Strength for every trial He will surely give,
If we simply trust Him, and His Word believe.

Helper divine, Thou art ever near,
Whispering a promise fainting souls to cheer,
Helper divine, Thou art ever near,
Whispering a promise fainting souls to cheer.

2. Thro’ the vale of shadows all must sometime go,
When the heart seems breaking with its weight of woe.
In that hour, when anguish chills your heart and brow,
Hear His gentle whisper, I am with you now. [Refrain]

3. When a heart is silent that for you beats true,
Christ is by you standing; He will comfort you;
Weep not, Jesus bids you dry the falling tear;
From the grave is banished all its darkness drear. [Refrain]

Author: Etta Harbour

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus is the helper of the troubled heart
Title: Jesus, the Helper
Author: Etta Harbour (1897)
Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace, by J. Lincoln Hall, William J. Kirkpatrick & Winfield S. Weeden (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall Mack Company, 1897), number 26
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Helper divine, Thou art ever near
Copyright: Public Domain


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