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Cast Thy Burden on the Lord

Weary pilgrim on life's pathway

Author: William J. Kirkpatrick
Tune: [Weary pilgrim on life's pathway]
Published in 23 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Full Text

1 Weary pilgrim on life's pathway
Struggling on beneath thy load
Hear these words of consolation,
"Cast thy burden on the Lord."

Refrain:
Cast thy burden on the Lord!
Cast thy burden on the Lord,
And He will strengthen thee, sustain and comfort thee
Cast thy burden on the Lord.

2 Are thy tired feet unsteady?
Does thy lamp no light afford?
Is thy cross too great and heavy?
"Cast thy burden on the Lord." [Refrain]

3 Are the ties of friendship severed?
Hushed the voices fondly heard?
Breaks thy heart with weight of anguish?
"Cast thy burden on the Lord." [Refrain]

4 Does thy heart with faintness falter?
Does thy mind forget His word?
Does thy strength succumb to weakness?
"Cast thy burden on the Lord." [Refrain]

5 He will hold thee up from falling;
He will guide thy steps aright;
He will strengthen each endeavor;
He will keep thee by His might. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song Number Two #89

Author: William J. Kirkpatrick

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Text Information

First Line: Weary pilgrim on life's pathway
Title: Cast Thy Burden on the Lord
Author: William J. Kirkpatrick
Refrain First Line: Cast thy burden on the Lord
Publication Date: 1875
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Instances

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Small Church Music #5505Audio
Include 22 pre-1979 instances



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