What a Friend We Have in Jesus

Dan posted this on Mar-19-2010 Print This Post Print This Post

   What a Friend We Have in Jesus
   Words: Joseph Scriven 1819-1886
   Tune: Charles C. Converse 1832-1918
   Category: Jesus Christ

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1. What a friend we have in Je-sus,   All our sins and griefs to bear!
2. Have we tri-als and temp-ta-tions? Is there trou-ble an-y    -where?
3. Are we weak and heav-y   lad-en,   Cum-bered with a load of   care?
  
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1. What a priv-i-lege to        car -ry    Ev-'ry -thing to God in  prayer!
2. We should nev-er be dis     -cour-aged- Take it to the   Lord in prayer!
3. Pre-cious Sav-ior, still our ref -uge-  Take it to the   Lord in prayer!

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1. O,  what peace   we of-ten     for-feit,   O, what  need-less pain we bear,
2. Can we   find    a  friend so  faith-ful,  Who will all our sor-rows  share?
3. Do  thy  friends de-spise, for-sake thee?  Take it  to the Lord in    prayer!

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1. All be-cause we do not     car-ry       Ev-'ry   -thing to God in  prayer.
2. Je-sus knows our ev-'ry    weak-ness-   Take it   to the   Lord in prayer!
3. In His arms he'll take and shield thee- Thou wilt find a   sol-ace there. 

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