114. There Is a Balm

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 can't preach like Peter,
if you can't pray like Paul,
just 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
Refrain First Line: There is a balm in Gilead
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 2007
Topic: Living the Faith: Healing; Assurance; Comfort (9 more...)
Source: African American spiritual
Tune Information
Arranger: William S. Moon
Meter: Irregular
Key: G Major
Source: African American spiritual
Copyright: Arr. © 2007 Abingdon Press, admin. by The Copyright Co.

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