55B. Cast Your Burden upon the Lord

Cast your burden upon the Lord,
and he shall sustain you;
he never will suffer the righteous to fall:
he is at your right hand.
Your mercy, Lord, is great
and far above the heavens:
let none by made ashamed
that wait upon you.

Text Information
First Line: Cast your burden upon the Lord
Title: Cast Your Burden upon the Lord
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture: ;
Topic: Affliction; Enemies; Forgiveness (8 more...)
Tune Information
Name: [Cast your burden upon the Lord]
Composer: Felix Mendelssoh
Key: E♭ Major
Notes: This serene chorale from Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah, though scored for choir, is easily managed by the congregation and appropriate as a call or conclusion to prayer. The text draws from Ps. 55:22, as well as Ps. 16:8.

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CAST THY BURDEN UPON THE LORD (Hymnal for Worship & Celebration 598)
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