On a desert wild and lonely

On a desert wild and lonely

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [On a desert wild and lonely]
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1. On a desert wild and lonely,
Where no hope I dared to claim,
I was troubled, sad and lonely,
When the Burden Bearer came.

Christ the Burden Bearer came,
Hallelujah to His name!
All my sins He rolled away,
Now rejoicing every day,
I am trusting in the Savior’s precious love.

2. On a desert wild and lonely,
How He gently said to me,
I have purchased thy salvation,
I have borne the cross for thee. [Refrain

3. Praise to Him whose grace redeemed me,
From the death that never dies;
I shall tell the blessèd story,
When I meet Him in the skies. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7338

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24, 1820. She became… Go to person page >

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First Line: On a desert wild and lonely
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Christ the burden bearer came



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