Author: Rev. J. M. Neale Meter: Irregular Appears in 622 hymnals Matching Instances: 3 First Line: Art thou weary, art thou languid Lyrics: 1 Art thou weary, art thou languid,
Art thou sore distrest?
“Come to me," saith One, “and coming,
Be at rest.”
2 Hath He marks to lead me to Him
If He be my guide?
“In His Feet and Hands are wound-prints,
And His Side.”
3 Is there diadem, as monarch,
That His Brow adorns?
“Yea, a Crown, in very surety,
But of thorns.”
4 If I find Him, if I follow,
What His guerdon here?
“Many a sorrow, many a labor,
Many a tear.”
5 If I still hold closely to Him,
What hath He at last?
“Sorrow vanquished, labor ended,
6 If I ask Him to receive me,
Will He say me nay?
“Not till earth, and not till heaven
7 Finding, following, keeping, struggling,
Is He sure to bless?
Saints, apostles, prophets, martyrs,
Answer, "Yes.” Topics: Parochial Missions; Confession of Christ Used With Tune: [Art thou weary, art thou languid]
Art thou weary, art thou languid?