Send me to the sad and weary

Send me to the sad and weary

Author: Henry J. Zelley
Tune: [Send me to the sad and weary]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Send me to the sad and weary,
With a rose from Eden fair;
Send me to the souls discouraged,
That I may their burdens bear.

Give me, Lord, Thy richest blessing,
As I walk in righteousness;
Give me this, the gift most precious,
Bless me with the pow’r to bless.

2 Send me to the homeless wand’rer,
With the story of Thy love;
Send me to the weak and fallen,
Let me guide them safe above. [Refrain]

3 Send me to the friendless children,
Hungry, sad and suff’ring pain;
Send me forth to find the lepers,
Touch them back to health again. [Refrain]

4 Send me to the sick and famished,
That I may some comfort take;
Send me to the ones in sorrow,
I would help them for Thy sake. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #62

Author: Henry J. Zelley

Henry Jeffreys Zelley was born at Mt. Holly, NJ, on Mar. 15, 1859. Educated in the Mt. Holly public schools, at Pennington Seminary, and at Taylor University, where he earned his M. A., Ph. D., and D. D. degrees, he became a Methodist minister in 1882 and first served in the New Jersey Conference as a statistical secretary, treasurer, and trustee, becoming a promoter of the campmeeting movement. Noted for his evangelistic fervor, Zelley produced over 1500 poems, hymns, and gospel songs. One of his songs, "He Brought Me Out" with music by Henry L. Gilmour, appears in several denominational hymnals. Cyberhymnal also lists "When Israel Out of Bondage Came" or "He Rolled the Sea Away" with music by Gilmour too. Another of Zelley’s so… Go to person page >

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First Line: Send me to the sad and weary
Author: Henry J. Zelley
Refrain First Line: Give me, Lord, thy richest blessing
Copyright: Public Domain


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Hymns of the Kingdom #62

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