501. There Is a Balm in Gilead

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

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!"
There is a balm in Gilead
to make the wounded whole;
there is a balm in Gilead
to heal the sin-sick soul.

3 Don't ever feel discouraged,
for Jesus is your friend;
and if you lack for knowledge
he'll ne'er refuse to lend.
There is a balm in Gilead
to make the wounded whole;
there is a balm in Gilead
to heal the sin-sick soul.

Text Information
First Line: Sometimes I feel discouraged
Title: There Is a Balm in Gilead
Meter: Irr.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture:
Topic: God's Church: Healing and Wholeness; Adversity; Comfort (2 more...)
Source: African-American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: BALM IN GILEAD
Arranger: Harold Moyer
Meter: Irr.
Key: F Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Arr. © Faith and Life Press



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