Go to Jesus

Wouldst thou find a friend to love thee

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: MEDAN (Sweney)
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Would'st thou find a friend to love thee
More than human hearts can love,
One who knows thy every trial?
Such a friend thou hast above.

Go, in trusting faith believing,
Cast thy burden on the Lord,
He has promised to receive thee
Take thy Savior at his word.

2 Would'st thou find the blessed fountain,
Flowing at the cross so free?
Go to Jesus; he will guide thee;
Cleansed by him thy soul shall be. [Chorus]

3 Would'st thou find a friend to teach thee
How thy soul by faith may live,
How to reach those heights of rapture
Earthly joy can never give? [Chorus]

4 Would'st thou find a friend to shield thee,
When with clouds thy sky is dim?
Go to Jesus; ask his mercy;
Lo, he calls thee, go to him. [Chorus]

Source: Joy to the World: or, sacred songs for gospel meetings #3

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Wouldst thou find a friend to love thee
Title: Go to Jesus
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Go, in trusting faith believing
Copyright: Public Domain



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