Leave your burden at the place of prayer

When the clouds are hanging low, when the raging tempests

Author: Bertha Mae Lillenas
Tune: [When the clouds are hanging low] (Lillenas)
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Bertha Mae Lillenas

Lillenas, Bertha Mae (nee Wilson). (?--1945). First wife of Haldor Lillenas, mother of their two children. Ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Evangelist, singer, and composer, as well as artist at the piano. Deets Pacific Bible College, Los Angeles (later Pasadena College). With his husband, pastored churches at Lompoc and Pomona, California; Auburn, Illinois; Peniel, Texas; Redlands, Calif.; and Indianapolis, Indiana. She often preached. She had a gift for writing songs easy to sing on powerful gospel themes. Sing she was a contralto, she wrote most numbers in a low key. The words to one of her best-known songs, "Jesus Took My Burden," were sent to Haldor Lillenas to be set to music, but the musical setting he wrote visited v… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the clouds are hanging low, when the raging tempests
Title: Leave your burden at the place of prayer
Author: Bertha Mae Lillenas

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Assembly Songs #224

Christian Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs Suitable for Use in Public Worship #d607

Songs of Praise #d271

Audio

Songs of the Sanctuary #224

The Broadman Hymnal #334

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