How Gentle God’s Commands

1. How gentle God’s commands!
How kind his precepts are!
Come, cast your burdens on the Lord,
And trust his constant care.

2. Beneath his watchful eye,
His saints securely dwell;
That hand which bears all nature up
Shall guard his children well.

3.Why should this anxious load
Press down your weary mind?
Haste to your Heav’nly Father’s throne
And sweet refreshment find.

4. His goodness stands approved
Unchanged from day to day;
I’ll drop my burden at his feet
And bear a song away.

Come cast your burdens on the Lord…
And trust… his constant…


Text  by:
  Philip Doddridge
Music by:  Hans George Nageli

Arrangment by:
Carrie Maxwell Wrigley
© 2003 Morning Light Publishing

Hymns #125
Psalms 55:22