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Get Close to Jesus

Whene'er your trials are too hard for you

Author: Alice L. Woodcock (1922)
Tune: [Whene'er your trials are too hard for you]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Whene’er your trials are too hard for you,
Burdens are heavy, and your friends seem few,
Go to your Savior, kneel to Him in prayer,
He’ll hear you, for He’s always there.

Refrain:
Get close to Jesus, He’s your best friend;
Get close to Jesus, He’ll comfort send;
In times of trial, in times of fear,
Get close to Jesus, He’s always near.

2 He is the Friend above all others rare;
Even the sparrow is within His care;
Much more to you will He His love bestow
If to Him you will only go. [Refrain]

3 So for tomorrow and its needs ne’er fear;
Leave all to Him, have faith, be of good cheer;
Then go and help some others’ cross to bear,
And tell them of His wondrous care. [Refrain]

Source: Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs for church, Sunday Schools and evangelistic services #142

Author: Alice L. Woodcock

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Text Information

First Line: Whene'er your trials are too hard for you
Title: Get Close to Jesus
Author: Alice L. Woodcock (1922)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Get close to Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1733
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