I go to him

I've tried in vain a thousand ways

Author: James Proctor
Tune: [I've tried in vain a thousand ways] (Harkness)
Published in 38 hymnals

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1 I’ve tried in vain a thousand ways
My fears to quell, my hopes to raise;
But what I need, the Bible says,
Is only Jesus! Is Jesus!

2 My soul is night, my heart is steel,
I cannot see, I cannot feel;
For light, for life, I must appeal
In faith to Jesus! To Jesus!

3 He died, He lives, He reigns, He pleads;
There’s love in all His words and deeds;
There’s all a guilty sinner needs,
For He is Jesus! Is Jesus!

4 Tho’ some should sneer, and some should blame,
I’ll go with all my guilt and shame;
He’ll save from sin, because His name
Is ever Jesus! Is Jesus!

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #251

Author: James Proctor

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First Line: I've tried in vain a thousand ways
Title: I go to him
Author: James Proctor
Refrain First Line: He died, he lives, he reigns, he pleads