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Somebody's here with an aching heart

Somebody's here with an aching heart

Author: J. Stuart Holden
Tune: [Somebody’s here with an aching heart]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Somebody’s here with an aching heart,
No rest and no peace within;
Somebody’s here and the teardrops start
As God convicts of sin.

Refrain:
Jesus will give you rest,
Jesus will give you rest,
Turn from your sin,
Call now on Him,
For Jesus will give you rest.

2 Somebody’s here with a burden’d soul,
A heart that’s inclined to pray;
Seeking for cleansing, for peace and pow’r,
To you doth the Spirit say; [Refrain]

3 Somebody’s here whom the Lord doth seek,
My brother, that somebody’s you;
Come as you are, make no delay,
And prove ev’ry promise true. [Refrain]

4 Somebody else now would hear the news,
The glorious gospel sound,
Jesus has died all from sin to save,
Go tell it to all around. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #104

Author: J. Stuart Holden

Holden, John Stuart, M.A., born in Liverpool in 1870, and educated at Liverpool College, and Corpus Christi College, Camb.; B.A. 1899; M.A. 1902. Ordained to the curacy of Walcot in 1899, he became in 1901 a Mission Preacher in connection with the Parochial Miss. Soc, and in 1905 Vicar of St. Paul's, Portman Square, London. He is prominently identified with the Keswick Convention, and visited China as a deputation in 1904. He is the author of several hymns, including "Lord, we come before Thee, In our Saviour's name" (On behalf of the Jews) in Hymns of Consecration and Faith, 1902. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Somebody's here with an aching heart
Author: J. Stuart Holden
Refrain First Line: Jesus will give you rest

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #104TextAudioPage Scan
Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #144Page Scan
Alexander's Male Choir #87Page Scan
Immanuel's Praise #d167
Northfield Hymnal No. 3 #85Page Scan
The King's Highway No. 2 #d62



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