When the Lilies I Consider

When the lilies I consider

Author: R. Roberts
Tune: [When the lilies I consider]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 When the lilies I consider,
How they grow so pure and fair,
Clothed in all their wondrous beauty,
I can trust my Father’s care.

Refrain:
I was wearied, I was worried with my trouble,
And my heart by its burden was oppress’d;
Now I’ve learn’d my Saviour’s lesson on the lilies,
And I find by its teaching perfect rest.

2 I will cast my care on Jesus,
For He ever cares for me,
And in ev’ry fiery trial
He my strength and stay shall be. [Refrain]

3 Even as the lily groweth,
In the great Creator’s care,
So I safely rest in Jesus,
Who will all my burdens bear. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's New Revival Hymnal: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #107

Author: R. Roberts

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Text Information

First Line: When the lilies I consider
Title: When the Lilies I Consider
Author: R. Roberts
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I was wearied, I was worried with my trouble
Publication Date: 1922
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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