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Speak to me only of Jesus

Speak to me only of Jesus

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Speak to me only of Jesus]
Published in 8 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Speak to me only of Jesus,
Tell of the cross that He wore,
Tell of the shame and the sorrow,
Tell of the burden He bore.

Speak to me only of Jesus,
Dying on Calvary’s tree,
Speak to me only of Jesus,
His name is so precious to me.

2 Speak to me only of Jesus,
Tell of His grace day by day,
Tell how the blood of atonement
Washes my guilt all away. [Refrain]

3 Speak to me only of Jesus,
Tell of His wonderful love,
Tell how He came as a Savior,
Down from the glory above. [Refrain]

4 Speak to me only of Jesus,
Tell of His mercy so free,
Tell how, when lost in the darkness,
Jesus came seeking for me. [Refrain]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #2

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: Speak to me only of Jesus
Author: Lizzie DeArmond



The Cyber Hymnal #6269
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The Cyber Hymnal #6269

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