Let us walk in love

Bear ye one another's burdens, 'tis the blessed Master's

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Bear ye one another's burdens] (Sweney)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 “Bear ye one another’s burdens,”
’Tis the blessed Master’s will;
Only thus can we be like him,
And the royal law fulfill.

With grace from above
Let us walk, let us walk in love;
Let us bear one another’s burdens,
Let us walk, let us walk in love.

2 “Bear ye one another’s burdens,”
For the road is rough at times,
And a kindly hand will strengthen
Him who stumbles as he climbs. [Refrain]

3 “Bear ye one another’s burdens,”
All our own will Jesus share;
Free the heart to feel for others,
Resting sweetly in his care. [Refrain]

4 “Bear ye one another’s burdens,”
Heart to heart and hand to hand;
’Tis the common faith unites us,
Pilgrims to one better land. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #140

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Bear ye one another's burdens, 'tis the blessed Master's
Title: Let us walk in love
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: With grace from above
Copyright: Public Domain



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