I will trust Him
I will trust Him. F.M. Hamilton* (1858-1912).
From Songs of Love and Mercy:Adapted to the Use of Sunday Schools, Epworth Leagues, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and Special Occasions (Jackson, Tennessee, 1904). This Long Meter hymn speaks of Hamilton’s resolute trust in the one who has been with him throughout his life:
The Lord my portion long has been; Why would I weep and sorrow then?Although the world may oft oppose, I’ll trust Him in the midst of foes.
His word my counsel e’er shall beGreat strength and joy and hope to me;My Lamp, my Light, my Guiding Star, I’ll trust Him whether near or far.
What if all earthly help should flee?If in this world alone I be?One tho’t [thought] remains...
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