183. Come to Me, O Weary Traveler

Text Information
First Line: "Come to me, O weary traveler
Title: Come to Me, O Weary Traveler
Author: Sylvia G. Dunstan (1991)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Scripture: Psalm 68:19; Matthew 11:28-30
Topic: Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year: Transfiguration; Comfort3 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 1991 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: AUSTIN
Composer: William P. Rowan (1992)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1993 Selah Publishing Co., Inc.


Text Information:

This paraphrase and expansion of Matthew 11:28–30 by a Canadian minister is structured so that the first three syllables of each stanza provide the hymn’s skeleton and summary. The immediacy of the text is enhanced by the folksong-like setting later composed for it.


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