O give thy heart to Jesus

O give thy heart to Jesus

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [O give thy heart to Jesus]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 O give thy heart to Jesus,
Thy weary heart of care;
No friend can love so deeply;
Go, find thy refuge there.

Refrain:
O give thy heart to Jesus,
A balm for ev’ry care;
Go, hide beneath His shadow;
No storm can reach thee there.

2 O trust the heart of Jesus,
Breathe all thy sorrows there;
He loves to hear thy pleadings,
Thy humble, contrite prayer. [Refrain]

3 Go, hide thyself in Jesus;
No foe can harm thee there;
His hand will lift thy burdens,
And all thy sorrows bear. [Refrain]

4 Go, lean thy heart on Jesus,
Who sees each falling tear;
No friend so true and tender
Can soothe thy every fear. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #9

Author: William Cushing

Rv William Orcutt Cushing USA 1823-1903. Born at Hingham, MA, he read the Bible as a teenager and became a follower of the Orthodox Christian school of thought. At age 18 he decided to become a minister, following in his parents theology. His first pastorate was at the Christian Church, Searsburg, NY. He married Hena Proper in 1854. She was a great help to him throughout his ministry. He ministered at several NY locations over the years, including Searsburg, Auburn, Brookley, Buffalo, and Sparta. Hena died in 1870, and he returned to Searsburg, again serving as pastor there. Working diligently with the Sunday school, he was dearly beloved by young and old. Soon after, he developed a creeping paralysis that caused him to lose his… Go to person page >

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First Line: O give thy heart to Jesus
Author: William Cushing

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Sacred Songs No. 2 #9

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d112

Songs of Service and Praise #d63

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