Jesus is always there

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 >

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First Line: Sometimes our skies are cloudy
Title: Jesus is always there
Author: Bertha Mae Lillenas
Refrain First Line: Never a burden that he doth not carry

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Church Service Hymns #d290
Convention Songs #d56
Edward MacHugh's Treasury of Gospel Hymns and Poems #42
Favorite Radio Hymns of Edward MacHugh. Rev. #d40
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Hymns for Christian Youth No. 2 #d55
Norman Clayton's Favorites No. 2 #d69
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Singing Joy #d73
Songs of Praise #d135
The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal #d207
The New National Baptist Hymnal #263
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