When your soul is weary, hearing Christian celebrity and country legend Alan Jackson Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus is a great reminder to put your faith in the Lord.
"O soul, are you weary and troubled?
No light in the darkness you see?
There's light for a look at the Savior,
And life more abundant and free!"
Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus is also known as The Heavenly Vision. It is a hymn written by Helen Howarth Lemmel in 1918. It was inspired by a pamphlet entitled Focused, written by the missionary Isabella Lilias Trotter.
Now, decades later, this worship song has become a beloved classic!
Beloved Hymn Brings Hope To The Weary
This is a song that continues to touch hearts all around the world. And hearing the beautiful Alan Jackson Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus rendition just makes the words even more powerful.
"Turn your eyes upon Jesus,
Look full in His wonderful face,
And the things of earth will grow strangely dim,
In the light of His glory and grace."
The country superstar reminds us of the glory of God as he performs the classic hymn. And in times of turmoil, it is so important to remember that the Lord is always by our side and He is in control. Who else is singing along to this beloved hymn right now?
All of our earthly worries will fade away when we trust in God. The Lord is our true leader and we should always look to him for our guidance and strength.
I’m so glad Alan Jackson is professing this to the world. Amen!
WATCH: Alan Jackson Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus