Hymn of the Week for 3/29/20-Jesus Is A Rock In A Weary Land

Text:

Refrain

Jesus is a rock in a weary land, a weary land, a weary land,

My Jesus is a rock in a weary land, a shelter in the time of storm.

 

Verse 1

No one can do like Jesus, not a mumbling word he said;

He went walking down to Lazarus' grave, and he raised him from the dead. (To Refrain)

 

Verse 2

When Jesus was on earth...the flesh was very weak;

He took a towel and girded himself and he washed the disciples' feet. (To Refrain)

 

Verse 3

Yonder comes my Savior, him whom I love so well;

He has the palm of victory and the keys of death and hell. (To Refrain)

 

Text: African American Spiritual

Tune: WEARY LAND

 

 

 

Text:

Refrain

Lead me, guide me, along the way; for if you lead me, I cannot stray.

Lord, let me walk each day with thee. Lead me, O Lord, lead me.

 

Verse 1

I am weak and I need thy strength and pow'r, to help me over my weakest hour.

Help me through the darkness thy face to see. Lead me, O Lord lead me. (To Refrain)

 

Verse 2

Help me tread in the paths of righteousness, be my aid when Satan and sin oppress.

I am putting all my trust in thee. Lead me, O Lord lead me. (To Refrain)

 

Verse 3

I am lost if you take your hand from me, I am bind without thy light to see.

Lord, just always let me thy servant be. Lead me, O Lord lead me. (To Refrain)

 

Text and Music: Doris Akers (Copyright 1953 Doris Akers, admin. Unichappell Music, Inc.)

Text:

Verse 1

As the deer runs to the river, parched and weary from the chase,

We have come from hurt and hurry, thirsting for your healing grace.

Refrain: Jesus, source of living water, may we drink of you and live!

Verse 2

When your Israel crossed the desert where no stream or spring was seen,

Moses struck the rock, and water flowed for them, refreshing, clean.

Refrain: Jesus, source of living water, may we drink of you and live!

 

Verse 3

"Come and drink," Isaiah summoned, "all who for God's mercy plead!

God's forgiveness, like a fountain, flows to satisfy your need."

Refrain: Jesus, source of living water, may we drink of you and live!

 

Verse 4

Christ, we come from desert places, deepest thirst unsatisfied.

Lead us to the waters flowing from the cross on which you died.

Refrain: Jesus, source of living water, may we drink of you and live!

 

Text: Herman G. Stuempfle Jr. (Copyright 2002 GIA Publications, Inc.)

Tune: JULION  (David Hurd-Copyright 1983 GIA Publications, Inc.)

Text:

Refrain

Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim till all the world adore his sacred name.

 

Verse 1

Come Christians, follow where our captain trod,

Our King victorious, Christ the Son of God. (To Refrain)

 

Verse 2

All newborn servants of the Crucified

Bear on their brows the seal of him who died. (To Refrain)

 

Verse 3

O Lord once lifted on the glorious tree,

As thou hast promised, draw us all to thee. (To Refrain)

 

Verse 4

So shall our song of triumph ever be:

Praise to the Crucified for victory! (To Refrain)

 

Text: George W. Kitchin; rev. Michael R. Newbolt (Copyright 1974 Hope Publishing Company)

Music: CRUCIFER (Sydney H. Nicholson Copyright 1974 Hope Publishing Company)