Kind are the words that Jesus speaks

Kind are the words that Jesus speaks

Author: John Needham
Published in 36 hymnals

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1 Kind are the words that Jesus speaks,
To cheer the drooping saint;
"My grace sufficient is for you,
Though nature's powers may faint."

2 My grace its glories shall display,
And make your griefs remove;
"Your weakness shall the triumph tell
Of boundless power and love."

3 What though my griefs are not removed,
Yet why should I despair?
While my kind Savior's arms support
I can the burden bear.

4 Jesus, my Savior and my Lord!
'Tis good to trust thy name:
Thy power, thy faithfulness and love
Will ever be the same.

5 Weak as I am, yet through thy grace
I all things can perform;
And smiling triumph in thy name,
Amidst the raging storm.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1791

Author: John Needham

Needham, John, was the son of John Needham, Baptist Minister, of Hitchin, Herts, but the date of his birth is unknown. He would doubtless be educated by his father, who was a tutor and in repute as a learned man. In 1750 Needham became co-pastor with John Beddome at the Baptist meetinghouse in the Pithay, Bristol; but, two years later, Beddome having retired through age, a violent controversy arose in the Church with regard to a continuance of the plan of co-pastorship. As the result, Needham and a number of his friends removed to a Baptist meetinghouse in Callowhill Street, where a Mr. Foot was pastor. For a time the two societies used the same builing at different hours, but in 1755 they were united, with Mr. Needham and Mr. Foot as co-pa… Go to person page >

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First Line: Kind are the words that Jesus speaks
Author: John Needham
Language: English

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