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1045. There Is a Balm in Gilead

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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]

Text Information
First Line: Sometimes I feel discouraged
Title: There Is a Balm in Gilead
Refrain First Line: There is a balm in Gilead
Language: English
Publication Date: 2005
Topic: Jewish and Christian Teachings; Gratitude and Thanks; Love and Compassion (2 more...)
Source: African-American spiritual, slavery period
Tune Information
Name: [Sometimes I feel discouraged]
Arranger: Nolan Williams, Jr.
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Arr. © 2000 Nolan Williams, Jr. Used by permission of GIA Publications Inc.



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