Hide thou me

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Refrain:
There is a balm in Gilead to make the wounded whole,
there is a balm in Gilead to heal the sin-sick soul.

1 Sometimes I feel discouraged
and think my work's in vain,
but then the Holy Spirit
revives my soul again. [Refrain]

2 If you cannot preach like Peter,
if you cannot pray like Paul,
you can tell the love of Jesus
and say, "He died for all." [Refrain]

Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #706

Author: L. R. Tolbert

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First Line: Sometimes I feel discouraged and think my life
Title: Hide thou me
Author: L. R. Tolbert
Refrain First Line: O Rock of ages, hide thou me

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BALM IN GILEAD (Spiritual)

BALM IN GILEAD consists of two melodic lines, each of which is repeated in varied form. Have the congregation sing either in parts or in unison. It is also possible to adapt the call-and-response technique, so common in spirituals, to this hymn: a soloist sings the stanzas, and the entire congregati…

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