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The burden bearer

One morning a burden dropped down on my heart

Author: J. I. McClelland
Tune: [One morning a burden dropped down on my heart]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 One morning a burden dropp’d down on my heart,
A burden too heavy to bear;
I took it to Jesus,
That He would impart
His grace, as I lingered in prayer.

Refrain:
He has taken the burden away,
He has taken the burden away,
All the cares and the trials that darkened the day,
From my heart He hast taken away.

2 ‘Twas more than I asked Him, the load to remove
When seeking for comfort that day;
Not always the wealth of His love do we prove
By failing to trust, as we pray. [Refrain]

3 O soul, with a burden, whatever it be,
Come, leave it with Jesus today;
When He takes the burden He sets the soul free,
And then you can sing, as you pray. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #274

Author: J. I. McClelland

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Text Information

First Line: One morning a burden dropped down on my heart
Title: The burden bearer
Author: J. I. McClelland
Refrain First Line: He has taken the burden away



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