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There's Within My Heart a Melody

The United Methodist Hymnal Number 380
Text: Luther B. Bridgers
Music: Luther B. Bridgers
Tune: SWEETEST NAME, Meter: 97.97 with Refrain

1.	There's within my heart a melody 
	Jesus whispers sweet and low: 
	Fear not, I am with thee, peace, be still, 
	in all of life's ebb and flow. 
Refrain:
	Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, 
	sweetest name I know, 
	fills my every longing, 
	keeps me singing as I go. 

2.	All my life was wrecked by sin and strife, 
	discord filled my heart with pain; 
	Jesus swept across the broken strings, 
	stirred the slumbering chords again. 
	(Refrain) 

3.	Though sometimes he leads through waters deep, 
	trials fall across the way, 
	though sometimes the path seems rough and steep, 
	see his footprints all the way. 
	(Refrain) 

4.	Feasting on the riches of his grace, 
	resting neath his sheltering wing, 
	always looking on his smiling face, 
	that is why I shout and sing. 
	(Refrain) 

5.	Soon he's coming back to welcome me 
	far beyond the starry sky; 
	I shall wing my flight to worlds unknown; 
	I shall reign with him on high. 
	(Refrain) 

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