Category Archives: Hope and Comfort

472 – A Song of Heaven and Homeland

1 Sometimes I hear strange music, Like none e’er heard before, Come floating softly earthward As thro’ heav’n’s open door: It seems like angel voices, In strains of and love, That swell the mighty chorus Around the throne above. Refrain O sweet, celestial music, Heard from a land afar- The song of Heav’n and Homeland, … Continue reading

473 – Nearer My God, to Thee

1 Nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee! E’en though it be a cross that raiseth me, still all my song shall be, nearer, my God, to thee; nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee! 2 Though like the wanderer, the sun gone down, darkness be over me, my rest a stone; yet … Continue reading

474 – Take the Name of Jesus With You

1 Take the Name of Jesus with you, Child of sorrow and of woe, It will joy and comfort give you; Take it then, where’er you go. Refrain Precious Name, O how sweet! Hope of earth and joy of Heav’n. Precious Name, O how sweet! Hope of earth and joy of Heav’n. 2 Take the … Continue reading

475 – Balm in Gilead

1 There is a balm in Gilead To make the wounded whole; There is a balm in Gilead To heal the sin-sick soul. 2 Sometimes I feel discouraged, And think my work’s in vain, But then the Holy Spirit Revives my soul again. 3 If you can not preach like Peter, If you can not … Continue reading

476 – Burdens Are Lifted at Calvary

1 Days are filled with sorrow and care, Hearts are lonely and drear; Burdens are lifted at Calvary, Jesus is very near. Refrain Burdens are lifted at Calvary, Calvary, Calvary, Burdens are lifted at Calvary, Jesus is very near. 2 Cast your care on Jesus today, Leave your worry and fear; Burdens are lifted at … Continue reading

477 – Come, Ye Disconsolate

1 Come, ye disconsolate, where’er ye languish. come to the mercy seat, fervently kneel. Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. 2 Joy of the desolate, light of the straying, hope of the penitent, fadeless and pure! Here speaks the Comforter, tenderly saying, “Earth has … Continue reading