04 July 2014

Does Jesus Care?

Revisiting this third verse of a comforting hymn, because while many celebrate a holiday today, dear friends of mine are grieving the loss of their son.  (Originally posted on November 4, 2009.)

Does Jesus care when I've said goodbye to the dearest on earth to me?
When my sad heart aches till it nearly breaks, does He care enough to be near?
Oh, yes! He cares, I know He cares. His heart is touched with my grief.
When the days are dreary, the long nights weary, I know my Savior cares.

{If you'd like to see the other verses of this hymn, you can find it in the Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal, number 181.  You can also read its text here, where there's also a simple midi recording of the piano accompaniment.}


  1. Yes, that IS a precious hymn. I played it as one of the prelude pieces for worship at the office recently. And that is a beautiful picture -- was it taken when you went ferry riding?

  2. This hymn is precious to my heart. One of the ones He brings to mind when needed.


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