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O Hearts that Are Weary

O hearts that are weary of toiling and tears

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [O hearts that are weary of toiling and tears]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O hearts that are weary of toiling and tears,
Come closer to Jesus, and banish your fears;
Tho’ many your trials, your crosses and cares,
Remember his promise to answer your pray’rs.

O hearts that are weary of toiling and tears,
Come closer to Jesus, and banish your fears.

2 O, why are ye troubled, when Jesus the Lord
Has left for your comfort the light of his word?
He tells you to trust him, whatever betide,
And gives the assurance that he will provide. [Refrain]

3 Come closer to Jesus, and lean on his breast,
Come closer to Jesus, your refuge and rest;
O, heed not the billows that darkly may roll,
His smile is the sunshine of peace to the soul. [Refrain]

4 Tho’ oft on life’s ocean your vessel is tossed,
With Jesus our pilot you cannot be lost;
Your sails may be shattered and torn by the blast,
But into the harbor he’ll bring you at last. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #206

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O hearts that are weary of toiling and tears
Title: O Hearts that Are Weary
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Glorious Praise #206

Sunlit Songs #d96

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The Young People's Hymnal No. 3 #172

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