What a Friend we have in Jesus,

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    CGS No.: 
    175

    Verse 1
    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!

    Verse 2
    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.

    Verse 3
    Are we weak and heavy-laden,
    Cumbered with a load of care
    Precious Saviour, still our refuge,
    Take it to the Lord in prayer.
    Do your 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.