Jesus has lifted the load

The trusting heart to Jesus clings

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [The trusting heart to Jesus clings]
Published in 27 hymnals

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1. The trusting heart to Jesus clings,
Nor any ill forebodes,
But at the cross of Calv’ry, sings,
Praise God for lifted loads!

Singing I go along life’s road,
Praising the Lord, praising the Lord,
Singing I go along life’s road,
For Jesus has lifted my load.

2. The passing days bring many cares,
Fear not, I hear Him say,
And when my fears are turned to prayers,
The burdens slip away. [Refrain]

3. He tells me of my Father’s love,
And never slumb’ring eye,
My everlasting King above
Will all my needs supply. [Refrain]

4. When to the throne of grace I flee,
I find the promise true,
The mighty arms upholding me
Will bear my burdens too. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6112

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. She was born on June 28, 1851, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and spent her life in Philadelphia. Her father, James Stratton Hewitt, was a sea captain who was born in New Jersey in 1823. Her mother was Zeruiah Edmunds also born in New Jersey in 1823. She was the second child, and the first daughter of the family. Her father was 27 and her mother 26 when she was born. In 1860, her father, James Hewitt, was 37, and her mother, Zeruiah was 26. Her older brother, George, was a 12 year old student, she was a nine year old student, Mary was a six year old student, James was five, Luther was three, and Dennis was one year old. Her family had $4000 in assets (in 2012 values about $1,450,000). All the children we… Go to person page >

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First Line: The trusting heart to Jesus clings
Title: Jesus has lifted the load
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Singing I go along life's road



The Cyber Hymnal #6112
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Choir Favorites, Inspiring Songs for Volunteer and Rally Choirs, Vol. 2 #d58
Choir Favorites, Inspiring Songs for Volunteer and Rally Choirs, Vol. 3 #d53
Cliff Barrows Old Favorites #d71
Favorite Gospel Songs. New ed. #d162
Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #199Image
Gospel Praises for Use in Meetings of Christian Worship #53Image
Hosannas to the King #85Image
Hymns of Grace and Glory #d197
Joyful Songs of Salvation #d90
Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #181Image
Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined: a winnowed collection for young people's societies, church prayer meetings, evangelistic services and Sunday schools #225Image
Pinebrook Praises #d34
Songs of Grace and Truth: for use in religious meetings #13Image
Songs of hope #d224
Songs of Praise and Victory. Pentecostal ed. #d111
Songs of Redemption #d223
Songs of the Living Way #d73
Soul Stirring Songs #d108
Soul Stirring Songs #d129
Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #87Image
The Best of All: complete #72Image
The Chancel Choir No.2 #d34
The Cyber Hymnal #6112TextAudioScore
The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #111Image
The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #160Image
The Old Story in Song #123Image
The Young People's Hymnal No. 3: adapted to the use of Sunday Schools, Epworth Leagues, prayer meetings and revivals #145Image