What a Dear Friend is Jesus

He lifted my burden of sorrow and sin

Author: Lizzie DeArmond (1923)
Tune: [What a Dear Friend is Jesus]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He lifted my burden of sorrow and sin
Title: What a Dear Friend is Jesus
Author: Lizzie DeArmond (1923)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O what a dear friend is Jesus

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Instances

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Hymnal of the Church of God #321
When Youth Sing #d56



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