…casting all your care upon Him; for He careth for you.@1 Peter 5:7

Herbert H. Booth, in Songs of Victory, compiled by Andrew W. Bell (Glasgow, Scotland: Scottish Bible and Book Society, 1890), number 199.

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Herbert H. Booth (1862-1926)

Tell it to Jesus, He understands thee,
Reads all the secret intents of thy heart;
Foes may misjudge, and friends may mistake thee,
He will not deal with thee but as thou art.

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Tell it to Jesus, He understands thee,
What is thy gain, and what is thy loss;
While thou art His, no harm can befall thee,
Tell out thy heart at the foot of His cross.

Tell it to Jesus, He understands thee,
Knows all thy sorrows and sees all thy tears;
Knows all the hidden powers that withstand thee,
Knows all thy tremblings, doubts and thy fears.

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Tell it to Jesus, He understands thee,
He can explain every mystery of life;
He can unravel tangles that try thee,
He can speak peace midst thy turmoil and strife.

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Tell it to Jesus, He understands thee,
Seeks by His Spirit to perfect thy soul;
Sorrows and trials He sends to refine thee,
Tell him thy case, not in part, but in whole.

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Tell it to Jesus, He understands thee,
Hide not thy faults, excuse not thy sin;
For in the day of account He will greet thee,
Not as thou art from without, but within.

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