Jesus only, when the sinful heart

Jesus only, when the sinful heart

Author: Mary E. Servoss
Tune: [Jesus only, when the sinful heart]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Jesus only, when the sinful heart
Would lay its burden down;
Jesus only takes the weary load
And bears it as His own.

Refrain:
Jesus only, Jesus only,
From the cradle to the grave;
Jesus only, Jesus only,
For no other name can save.

2 Jesus only helps the wayward feet
To keep the narrow way;
Jesus only guides the wav’ring soul,
Lest it in sin should stray. [Refrain]

3 Jesus only, when the weary one
May lay the armor down;
Jesus only takes the heavy cross,
And gives the shining crown. [Refrain]

4 Jesus only, when the ransomed soul
Has reached the “Golden shore!”
Jesus only, this shall be my song,
Forever, evermore. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #10

Author: Mary E. Servoss

Servoss, M. E. Hymns by this writer are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1881. (1) “Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice" (Joy in the Redeemer); and (2) "When the storms of life are raging" (Refuge in God). Another, "'Tis Jesus when the burdened heart" (Jesus, the Sinner's Friend), is in the Sunday School Union Voice of Praise, 1887. Miss Servoss was born at Schenectady, near New York. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus only, when the sinful heart
Author: Mary E. Servoss
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gospel Jewels #10

The Children's Hallelujah #d70

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