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He Whispers His Love to Me

'Tis so sweet just to know that along the way

Author: Viana Butler McCown (1920)
Tune: ['Tis so sweet just to know that along the way]
Published in 22 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 ’Tis so sweet just to know that along the way
Jesus walks by my side all the livelong day,
And He knows when the shadows begin to low’r,
And He whispers His love to me o’er and o’er.

He whispers His love to me,
He whispers His love to me;
Lest I should stray from Him away,
He whispers His love to me.

2 When He scatters the gifts from His boundless store,
And His showers of blessing around me pour,
Lest I humble and grateful forget to be,
Jesus whispers His wonderful love to me. [Chorus]

3 When my heart is so tempted and sorely tried,
It is then that I know He is by my side,
And I know He will give me the victory,
As He whispers His wonderful love to me. [Chorus]

4 Oh, His voice is so wondrously sweet to me!
There’s no music on earth has such melody;
There’s no joy that can come to the human heart
Like the joy that His love ever doth impart. [Chorus]

Source: Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #144

Author: Viana Butler McCown

Viana Butler McCown was Director of Nursing in the School of Nursing at the University of SC in 1955 and 1956. She had a wonderful Nursing Career and taught a very detailed and meaningful History of Nursing Class. She retired 1957. She had a profound love of Nursing and also loved each of her students and had very high ideals for them. She wrote several hymns; it was very typical of her character and the love she gave to her students. From Jane Wooldridge Barton, BSN University of SC, RNC College Health Nursing (email 7/23/2018) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 'Tis so sweet just to know that along the way
Title: He Whispers His Love to Me
Author: Viana Butler McCown (1920)
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He whispers his love to me
Copyright: Public Domain



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