What a Friend we have in Jesus

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What a Friend we have in Jesus,
  All our sins and griefs to bear!
What a privilege to carry
  Everything to God in prayer!
O what peace we often forfeit,
  O what needless pain we bear,
All because we do not carry
  Everything to God in prayer!
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Have we trials and temptations?
  Is there trouble anywhere?
We should never be discouraged,
  Take it to the Lord in prayer.
Can we find a friend so faithful
  Who will all our sorrows share?
Jesus knows our every weakness,
  Take it to the Lord in prayer.
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Are we weak and heavy-laden,
  Cumbered with a load of care?
Precious Savior, still our refuge—
  Take it to the Lord in prayer;
Do thy friends despise, forsake thee?
  Take it to the Lord in prayer;
In His arms He’ll take and shield thee,
  Thou wilt find a solace there.
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Sir

Ay, Kogi, Nigeria

Very nice hymn


Rose Justine

Kampala, Uganda

God was teaching me about prayer and I remembered this hymn, it has encouraged me.


Amreetha Priscilla

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

This song reminds me that Jesus cares for my need and that I must take my worries to Him. He cares for my marriage much more than I do


Isaac

Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

I was fasting and praying and requesting something from God and this song encourage me And I know God has Given me grace Amen


Sidi Petrowski

Frankfurt, Maintal, Germany

O what a needless pain we bear, because we do not carry everything to God... this is so me, I bear everything by myself, but after going through the song, I have find a place to cast all my troubles... Truly what a friend we have in Jesus!


Matthias Imomoh

Warri, Delta, Nigeria

Great


Temmy

Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria

While doing my devotion tonight this hymn came to my mind. O what peace we often forfeit,

O what needless pains we bear all because we do not carry everything to God in prayer.


Levi

Heard the song on radio, and how powerful the words are. oh what a Friend we have in Jesus


Victor Nwokoro

Enugu, Nigeria

We did our morning devotions and our hymn today was 'what a friend we have in Jesus' it really gave me peace.


Daniel Z

New Berlin, WI, United States

Like others who have commented, the words “take it to the Lord in prayer” came to my mind late in the night. Reminded of the One who loves me most and best. Cares for my every need; even (and maybe especially) those that are heaviest on my heart. Father, thru your Son my Lord, I lay the cares of my heart before you. Grant me Peace and guidance from the Holy Spirt this day. In Jesus name I pray. Amen