Jesus Is Near, Burdens to Bear

Oft, when [Often] the day is dreary

Author: Mrs. Wyndham Heathcote
Tune: [Oft when the day is dreary]
Published in 11 hymnals

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1 Often the day is dreary,
Often the storm-clouds lower,
Often my spirit’s weary—
Jesus then speaks His power.

Jesus is near, burdens to bear;
Weary one, Jesus will help thee;
Jesus is near, burdens to bear;
His blood from sin doth cleanse thee.

2 Welcome to tell my story,
Telling—He gives me rest;
And, while my sorrows sharing,
Clasps me unto His breast. [Refrain]

3 Jesus my heart loves dearly,
All through the darkest night,
As when the sun shines clearly,
Making my pathway bright. [Refrain]

4 Wondrous in love is Jesus,
Sweet is the rest He gives;
Sharing in all my toiling,
While in my heart He lives. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of Consecration and Faith #290

Author: Mrs. Wyndham Heathcote

Late 19th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oft, when [Often] the day is dreary
Title: Jesus Is Near, Burdens to Bear
Author: Mrs. Wyndham Heathcote
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus is near, burdens to bear
Copyright: Public Domain



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