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Softly whisper, Jesus loves you

Softly whisper, Jesus loves you

Author: Clara McAlister Brooks
Tune: [Softly whisper, "Jesus loves you!"]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Softly whisper, “Jesus loves you!”
When a burden’s pressing sore
On a sad and drooping spirit,
It will cheer if nothing more.

Refrain:
Softly whisper, “Jesus loves you!”
It will drive away the gloom;
Softly whisper, “Jesus loves you!”
It will live beyond the tomb.

2 You can be a beauteous sunbeam,
You can read or sing or pray;
You can whisper, “Jesus loves you!”
When all hope has fled away, [Refrain]

3 Like the warblers in the treetops,
Like the flow’rets in the spring,
You can whisper, “Jesus loves you!”
It will faith and gladness bring. [Refrain]

4 Seeds of kindness freely scattered
Are remembered by the Lord;
Whisper softly, “Jesus loves you!”
It will bring a rich reward. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #134

Author: Clara McAlister Brooks

Birth: Oct. 9, 1882, Parke County, Indiana, USA Death: Mar. 20, 1980, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA Clara McAlister Brooks was one of our early songwriters and four of her pieces are in the current hymnal. From the earliest days of the movement we have had women prominent in all forms of our ministry—missionaries, evangelists, teachers, pastors, and God has honored their sacrificial labors. For that reason we can stand in amazement when here, in the 1970s, such old-line denominations as the Episcopal church are being racked with controversy over whether the ordination of women is permissible. But before we gather Pharisaic robes about ourselves, perhaps we need to look candidly at the way in which we, too, succumbed to so… Go to person page >

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First Line: Softly whisper, Jesus loves you
Author: Clara McAlister Brooks

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