Let go

When tempted and tried and discouraged

Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Tune: [When tempted and tried and discouraged]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When tempted and tried and discouraged,
When weary of self and of sin,
Let go and let Jesus fight for you,
Let Jesus the victory win.

Refrain:
Let go! Let Jesus take your load of care;
Let go! Let Him your ev’ry burden bear;
Let go! Let Jesus guide your steps aright;
Let go! Let go and trust in Jesus.

2 When clouds all around you are gath’ring,
When life seems as black as the night,
Let go and let Him take hold for you,
And He will make ev’rything bright. [Refrain]

3 When sorely perplexed and disheartened,
From struggling and striving in vain,
Let go and let Jesus strive for you,
O’er sin He a triumph will gain. [Refrain]

Source: The Tabernacle Hymns #9

Author: Avis B. Christiansen

Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

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First Line: When tempted and tried and discouraged
Title: Let go
Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Tabernacle Hymns #9

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