Just Tell it to Jesus

Just tell it to Jesus, when burdens oppress

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Just tell it to Jesus, when burdens oppress]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Just tell it to Jesus, when burdens oppress,
Tell it to Him! Tell it to Him!
When troubles are many and worries distress,
Tell it, O soul, to Him.

Refrain:
Just tell it to Jesus,
Whatever betide,
In joy or in sorrow,
He walketh beside,
Thy Saviour, thy Helper,
Thy Friend true and tried,
Then tell it, O soul to Him.

2 Just tell it to Jesus, when pathways are drear,
Tell it to Him! Tell it to Him!
To thought of His presence will calm ev’ry fear,
Tell it, O soul, to Him. [Refrain]

3 Just tell it to Jesus, the song or the sigh,
Tell it to Him! Tell it to Him!
In joy or in sorrow the Saviour is nigh,
Tell it, O soul, to Him. [Refrain]

4 Just tell it to Jesus, when tempests are wild,
Tell it to Him! Tell it to Him!
Tho’ storms beat around thee, He loveth His child,
Tell it, O soul, to Him. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifting Songs #71

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Just tell it to Jesus, when burdens oppress
Title: Just Tell it to Jesus
Author: Birdie Bell
Refrain First Line: Just tell it to Jesus
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: Public Domain

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