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What a friend we have in Jesus,
All our sins and griefs to bear!
What a privilage to carry
Ev'rything to God in prayer!

Oh, what peace we often forfeit,
Oh, what needless pain we bear,
All because we do not carry
Ev'rything to God in prayer!

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 Saviour, still our refuge;
Take it to the Lord in prayer:

Do the friends despise, forsake thee?
Take it to the Lord in prayer;
In His arms He'll take and shield thee;
And you will find a solace there.

And you will find a solace there...



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    UnregisteredMay 29, 2012 at 10:14 am
    A real true friend and a friend that will never ever leave you nor forsake you even when you let him down he will always be there for you anytime anywhere anyplace
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    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 7:34 pm
    He leads me every moment he directs our path ... Just look up and talk to him ... He is your best friend!
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    UnregisteredDec 18, 2011 at 5:03 am
    It is based on a fairytale which at best could be of curative value as a placebo affect. Robert wayne johnston

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