Jesus Knows

When this poor heart is burdened with grief

Author: George C. Hugg
Tune: [Jesus Knows]
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 When this poor heart is burdened with grief,
Nobody knows like Jesus!
When at the Cross I cry for relief,
Nobody knows like Jesus!

Chorus:
Nobody knows like Jesus!
Nobody knows like Jesus!
Precious Redeemer, Brother and Friend,
Nobody knows like Jesus!

2 When on the mount of joy and delight,
Nobody knows like Jesus!
When faith uplifts to mansions so bright,
Nobody knows like Jesus! [Chorus]

3 All that I am, or ever shall be,
Nobody knows like Jesus!
All there remains in glory for me,
Nobody knows like Jesus! [Chorus]

Source: Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #149

Author: George C. Hugg

George Crawford Hugg USA 1848-1907. Born near Haddonfield, NJ, he became choirmaster at the Berlin, NJ, Presbyterian Church at age 12. At age 14 he published his first song, “Walk in the light”, which became very popular. He married Anne E Ketchum, and they had a daughter, Evangeline. He served as choirmaster of the Tabernacle Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, and also the Broad Street and Arch Street Methodist Episcopal Churches there. He was also closely associated with the Harper Memorial Presbyterian Church there. He was a prolific composer with over 2000 works, publishing 18 books of revival and Sunday school music, and 90 songs for special occasions (Christmas, Easter, etc.). He died in Philadelphia, PA. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When this poor heart is burdened with grief
Title: Jesus Knows
Author: George C. Hugg
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Nobody knows like Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

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Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement #375

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Corn In Egypt #142

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Light in the Valley #149

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On Wings of Song #180

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Praise and Rejoicing #191

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Sunlight in Sacred Song #75

The Search Light #15

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