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Make room within for Jesus

O heart of trouble, care and grief

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [O heart of trouble, care and grief]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O heart of trouble, care and grief,
Make room within for Jesus;
For he alone can give relief;
Make room within for Jesus.

Make room! make room!
Make room within for Jesus!
He’s the truest, sweetest, strongest Friend,
He’ll keep you to the end.

2 Discouraged one, there’s help for you;
Make room within for Jesus;
Both hope and courage he’ll renew;
Make room within for Jesus. [Refrain]

3 O weary soul, if seeking rest,
Make room within for Jesus;
The rest he gives is far the best;
Make room within for Jesus. [Refrain]

4 O brother, nearing sin’s dark goal,
Make room within for Jesus;
He even yet can save your soul;
Make room within for Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: United Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies and other Church Services #111

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. 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: O heart of trouble, care and grief
Title: Make room within for Jesus
Author: James Rowe


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United Praise #111

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