Still will we trust, though earth seem dark and dreary
Still will we trust, though earth seem dark and dreary. William H. Burleigh* (1812-1871).
This hymn was published in The Christian Hymn Book (1865), and then by Charles Dexter Cleveland* in Lyra Americana (London: The Religious Tract Society, 1865; Lyra Sacra Americana, London and New York, 1868). It had five 4-line stanzas:
Still will we trust, though earth seem dark and dreary, And the heart faint beneath his chastening rod: Though rough and steep our pathway, worn and weary, Still will we trust in God!
Our eyes see dimly, till by faith anointed, And our blind choosing brings us grief and pain; Through Him alone who hath our way appointed We find our peace again.
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