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Tell me once more about Jesus

Tell me once more about Jesus

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Tune: [Tell me once more about Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Tell me once more about Jesus,
I’m weary and worn tonight,
The day has been dark and stormy,
But ev’ning has bro’t the light.
Light with a radiant glory
That lingers along the west;
Yet still I am faint and weary,
And long like a child for rest.

Tell me once more about Jesus,
His love is a healing balm,
My heart that was bruised and broken,
Grows patient and strong and calm.

2 Tell me once more about Jesus,
So willing and strong to save,
His tender and sweet compassion,
The cruelest wrongs forgave.
Tell me once more for I’m weary
Of falsehood and sin and strife,
The errors that walk at noonday,
And all of the ills of life. [Refrain]

3 Tell me once more about Jesus,
Till courage and hope return,
Till out of my care and sorrow,
New lessons of faith I learn.
Tell me once more about Jesus;
Then strong in His boundless love,
I’ll win from the world’s allurements
Some souls for the home above. [Refrain]

Source: The Chorus of Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Meetings, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and All the Social Services of the Church #32

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith

Lanta Wilson Smith was born July 19, 1856 at Castine, Maine, and died October 19, 1939 at Taunton, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of a Methodist minister, William J. Wilson, and his wife Sedelia Follett. Her father belonged to the Maine, and later the East Maine Conferences from 1846 until 1866, when he with his family traveled in a covered wagon to the west, where he served as minister in Nebraska and Dakota. Later he returned to New England and founded out his sixty-four years in the ministry at an appointment in Hingham, Massachusetts. From her early childhood Lanta sang and played the organ in church and Sunday school wherever her father was located. When seventeen she attended Bucksport Seminary, Maine, where she received som… Go to person page >

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First Line: Tell me once more about Jesus
Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
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