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There is room

Weary spirit, seeking rest

Author: E. A. Hoffman
Tune: [Weary spirit, seeking rest]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. Weary spirit, seeking rest,
In the Savior repose;
Lay thy burden at His feet,
He will lighten thy woes.

Come, come believing, wholly trusting, be free;
There is room in the presence of Jesus for thee,
Come, come believing, wholly trusting, be free;
There is room in the presence of Jesus for thee.

2. Art thou wand’ring from the fold?
Take this promise divine:
If repentant thou wilt come,
Jesus’ pardon is thine. [Refrain]

3. Laden soul, with sin oppressed,
Jesus beckons thee home;
Wilt thou rest in His embrace?
Leave thy sorrow and come. [Refrain]

4. Weary spirit, burdened one,
Seek the Comforter nigh;
Rest confiding in His love;
Jesus hears every sigh. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6623

Author: E. A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Weary spirit, seeking rest
Title: There is room
Author: E. A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Come, come believing
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #6623
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