Tell It to Jesus Hymn Story
Written by G Njuguna on October 15, 2023
“Tell It to Jesus” is a hymn that was written by Jeremiah Eames Rankin. We live in a world where due to the pressures of modern life millions are weary, stressed, and disappointed.
The song tells us to cast our burdens on Jesus, to tell Jesus all our troubles and disappointments. The song further goes on tell those troubled at the thought of dying to tell it to Jesus.
Jeremiah Eames Rankin was born on 2nd Jan 1828 in the United States. He was a Congregational minister of the gospel who pastored churches in New York and Washington DC.
Besides being a minister and hymn writer, he was also a man who advocated for the abolition of slavery in the United States. He was also involved in the temperance movement of that time.