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O weary of heart, heavy laden, look up to the Calvary hill

O weary of heart, heavy laden, look up to the Calvary hill

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [O weary of heart, heavy laden]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O weary of heart, heavy laden,
Look up to the Calvary hill,
The way to the cross may be lonely,
But Jesus abides with you still,
Blessed Jesus abides with you still.

Refrain:
Come hither, ye faithful,
Love banisheth fear,
No path can be lonely,
With Jesus so near;
Come, come with rejoicing,
Hail our risen King;
Life and light forever,
Life and light forever,
Life and light forever,
Christ to us doth bring.

2 Press on, ‘tis the Christ light undying,
The glory that ne’er will grow dim,
That shines through the gathering darkness,
To lead weary pilgrims to Him;
Still it leads weary pilgrims to Him. [Refrain]

3. A voice ringeth down through the ages,
Above earthly sorrow and strife,
“Because I live ye shall live also,
For Death is the gateway of life;”
Truly, Death is the gateway of life. [Refrain]


Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #10

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. 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 weary of heart, heavy laden, look up to the Calvary hill
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Come hither, ye faithful, love banisheth fear

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Consecrated Hymns #52Page Scan
Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #58Page Scan
Glory Songs #d164
Sing His Praise: for the church, Sunday school and all religious assemblies #d156
Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #10TextAudioPage Scan
World-Wide Hosannas #112Page Scan
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