Leaning on Jesus

Weary with walking alone

Author: Wilbur F. Crafts (1874)
Tune: [Weary with walking alone]
Published in 27 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Weary with walking alone,
Long heavy-laden with sin;
Toiling all night without Christ,—
Rest for my soul shall I win.

Refrain:
Leaning on Jesus,
I walk at his side;
Leaning on Jesus,
I trust him, my Shepherd and Guide.

2 Fearing to stand for my Lord,
Trembling for weakness in prayer;
Yet on the bosom divine
Losing each sorrow and fear. [Refrain]

3 Anxious no longer for self,
Shrinking no longer from pain;
Leaning on Jesus alone,
He all my care will sustain. [Refrain]

4 Leaning, I walk in “The Way,”
Leaning, “The Truth” I shall know;
Leaning on heart-throbs of Christ,
Safe into “Life” I may go. [Refrain]

Source: Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #21

Author: Wilbur F. Crafts

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Text Information

First Line: Weary with walking alone
Title: Leaning on Jesus
Author: Wilbur F. Crafts (1874)
Source: Songs of Grace and Glory edited by William F. Sherwin and Silas Vail (New York: Horace Waters & Sons, 1874)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Leaning on Jesus, I walk at his side
Copyright: Public Domain

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