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To whom can I go but to Jesus

To whom can I go but to Jesus

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [To whom can I go but to Jesus]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. To whom can I go but to Jesus
When tempted to doubt and despair?
He only can heal my diseases,
He only will answer my prayer.

To whom can I go? To whom can I go
But to the dear Savior who loveth me so?
This wonderful friend
Is true to the end:
To whom can I go but Jesus?

2. To whom can I go but to Jesus?
Above me the tempest may break:
He surely will save me from danger,
His child He will never forsake. [Refrain]

3. To whom can I go but to Jesus?
Who loves me so fondly as He
Who died on the cross to redeem me,
And liveth my helper to be? [Refrain]

4. To whom can I go but to Jesus?
He knoweth the way that I take;
His sheep He will surely deliver;
His own He will never forsake. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6886

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

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First Line: To whom can I go but to Jesus
Author: Thoro Harris



The Cyber Hymnal #6886
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The Cyber Hymnal #6886

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