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

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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