Speak to Them Gently

Speak gently, speak gently

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Speak gently, speak gently]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Speak gently, speak gently, O grieve not again
The hearts that are breaking, with sorrow and pain;
We know not how bitter the trials they share,
We know not how heavy the burdens they bear.

Tenderly, tenderly, lovingly speak;
Tell them of Jesus, the lowly and meek;
Patiently waiting, He longs to receive
All who are willing on Him to believe.

2 Speak gently, speak gently, O pity and pray
For those who in darkness have wandered away;
A word kindly spoken the captives may free;
A word may reclaim them; O speak it, and see. [Refrain]

3 Speak gently, speak gently, wherever you go,
In tempest, in sunshine in sorrow or woe;
Speak gently, reposing your trust in the Lord,
And joy without measure will be your reward. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #36

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Speak gently, speak gently
Title: Speak to Them Gently
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Tenderly, tenderly
Copyright: Public Domain



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Sacred Songs No. 2 #36

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d150

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