Nothing Too Hard for Jesus

The burden I bear may bend me low

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [The burden I bear may bend me low]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The burden I bear may bend me low,
But Jesus will share the load;
The pathway I tread may rugged grow,
My Saviour can smooth the road;
Tho’ sometimes the clouds may gather near,
He’ll scatter the shadows grim,
And onward I go without a fear,
There is nothing too hard for Him!

Refrain:
Nothing too hard for Jesus!
And so I am trusting in Him!
I lean on His strength almighty,
There is nothing too hard for Him!

2 The problems of life may oft perplex,
No answer to them I find;
The lessons I learn may sometimes vex,
My Teacher is always kind;
I study my task with weary brain,
And eyes that with tears are dim,
But Jesus can make each lesson plain,
There is nothing too hard for Him! [Refrain]

3 He brightens the path which I must tread,
He lightens the heavy load;
The future I face without a dread,
He leads me along the road;
And whether the sun may shine above,
Or shadows the skies bedim,
Forever I’ll trust my Saviour’s love,
There is nothing too hard for Him! [Refrain]

Source: Uplifting Songs #18

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The burden I bear may bend me low
Title: Nothing Too Hard for Jesus
Author: Birdie Bell
Refrain First Line: Nothing too hard for Jesus!
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: Public Domain
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