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When the cares of life oppress you

When the cares of life oppress you

Author: Albert C. Fisher
Tune: [When the cares of life oppress you]
Published in 6 hymnals

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1. When the cares of life oppress you
And the load is hard to bear;
When your troubles great distress you
And there’s none who seems to care;
Talk to Jesus, He will bless you
And your every burden share;
It is glory to talk with Him.

Refrain
It is glory to talk with Him every day;
It is glory to walk with Him all the way;
My path is never dim as I walk and talk with Him,
It is glory to talk with Him.

2. Trials great will overtake you
In this sinful world below;
Jesus never will forsake you,
If to Him in faith you go;
Storms of life can never shake you,
If His keeping grace you know;
It is glory to talk with Him. [Refrain]

3. He will never tire of hearing
When to Him you pray or plead;
You will find His grace so cheering,
In the trying hour of need;
And your sky will soon be clearing,
For His power is great indeed;
It is glory to talk with Him. [Refrain]

4. All the way from earth to glory
With the Savior you may go;
Telling o’er and o’er the story,
Letting happy praises flow;
Tell it to the young and hoary,
That His love they all may know;
It is glory to talk with Him. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2841

Author: Albert C. Fisher

Born: March 10, 1886, New Berne, North Carolina. Died: February 6, 1946, Dallas, Texas. Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Texas. Fisher attended Fort Worth University and Polytechnic College, Fort Worth, Texas; Vanderbilt University; Southern Methodist University; and earned his Doctor of Divinity degree at Asbury College, Kentucky. He moved to Fort Worth in 1908, and for a decade served as a general evangelist for the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. In World War I, he was a military chaplain. After the war, he worked in the East Oklahoma Conference and (beginning in 1944), the North Texas Conference. His works include: Best Revival Songs (Nashville, Tennessee: The Cokesbury Press, 1924) (music editor) --www.hymnt… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the cares of life oppress you
Author: Albert C. Fisher
Refrain First Line: It is glory to talk with him every day

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The Cyber Hymnal #2841
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