Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.@Matthew 11:28

Anna Marlim, in Triumphant Songs No. 1 (Chicago, Illinois: E. O. Excell Company, 1887).

Edwin O. Excell (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Edwin O. Excell (1851-1921)

Thou art my strength and shield,
My refuge and my grace;
When earthly helpers flee,
Thou art my hiding place.

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I come, I come,
In sorrow and in my distress,
I come, I come,
To Thee for holiness.

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A home for weary souls,
A rock my trust to stay,
My shepherd and my guide,
Who only knows the way.

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My sins how manifold,
Yet Thou canst cleanse them all;
Oh, lead me to Thy home,
And keep me lest I fall.

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