Treasure Island

Patricia Grantham

(May 27,1952 / Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

Burden Bearer


As I was walking down one day on an old rugged road
Wondering how I would make it with such a heavy load
My burdens are so many I cannot bear them all
Thats when I needed a Saviour to answer my every call

When troubles are so many and seems so hard to bear
Call on the name of Jesus and He will answer prayer
It only takes a moment He is only a breath away
He will always hear your cry no matter what you say

Your burdens will be lighter if you let me walk with you
I will brighten up your day and will make your life anew
Cast all your care on me for I know that you are here
Come to me wherever you are for I'll always be right there

When days seems long and dreary and you feel you can't go on
I'll be right there beside you so you won't have to go alone
I can see the little sparrow when it falls upon the ground
Will also lift you up for you were lost and now you're found

Submitted: Friday, March 15, 2013
Edited: Monday, August 05, 2013

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  • Clarence Prince (11/2/2013 9:42:00 AM)

    A very moving and soul soothing poem good enough to inspire all dying souls! May you be blessed! (Report) Reply

  • Buxton Shippy (6/7/2013 10:16:00 AM)

    You write like someone who knows HIM intimately; yes HE is our burden bearer, ever faithful, ever sure.
    Thanks very much for exposing your heart. (Report) Reply

  • Louis Rams (4/11/2013 11:11:00 AM)

    JESUS walks by you - he never leaves your side, you can't get rid of him no matter how hard you try.
    you are his child and he will protect you thru thick and thin, and you know in your heart with him you always win. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (3/29/2013 6:36:00 AM)

    Jesus, the one who bore all our burdens on his shoulder, is very near to us! If we call Him, He will answer and rush to our help. An uplifting write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (3/29/2013 6:35:00 AM)

    Jesus, the one who bore all our burdens on his shoulder, is very near to us! If we call Him, He will answer and rush to our help. An uplifting write! ! (Report) Reply

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