Let Jesus Come into Your Heart

If you are tired of the load of your sin

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: MCCONNELSVILLE
Published in 228 hymnals

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Full Text

1 If you are tired of the load of your sin,
Let Jesus come into your heart;
If you desire a new life to begin,
Let Jesus come into your heart.

Chorus:
Just now, your doubtings give o'er;
Just now, reject Him no more;
Just now, throw open the door;
Let Jesus come into your heart.

2 If it's for purity now that you sigh,
Let Jesus come into your heart;
Fountains for cleansing are flowing nearby,
Let Jesus come into your heart.

[Chorus]

3 If there's a tempest your voice cannot still,
Let Jesus come into your heart;
If there's a void this world never can fill,
Let Jesus come into your heart.

[Chorus]

4 If you would join the glad songs of the blest,
Let Jesus come into your heart;
If you would enter the mansions of rest,
Let Jesus come into your heart.

[Chorus]

Source: Baptist Hymnal 2008 #416

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If you are tired of the load of your sin
Title: Let Jesus Come into Your Heart
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Just now, your doubtings give o'er
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #311
The Cyber Hymnal #3660
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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #311TextScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #416TextPage Scan
Hymns of Faith #351TextPage Scan
Rejoice Hymns #348
Sing Joyfully #390TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #1756Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #279
The Cyber Hymnal #3660TextScoreAudio
The New National Baptist Hymnal #158
Include 219 pre-1979 instances



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