9379. Abiding And Confiding

1 I have learned the wondrous secret
Of abiding in the Lord;
I have found the strength and sweetness
Of confiding in His word;
I have tasted life’s pure fountain,
I am drinking of His blood,
I have lost myself in Jesus,
I am sinking into God.

I’m abiding in the Lord,
And confiding in His word,
And I’m hiding, safely hiding,
In the bosom of His love.

2 I am crucified with Jesus,
And He lives and dwells in me;
I have ceased from all my struggling,
’Tis no longer I, but He;
All my will is yielded to Him,
And His spirit reigns within;
And His precious blood each moment,
Keeps me cleansed and free from sin. [Refrain]

3 All my cares, I cast upon Him,
And He bears them all away;
All my fears and griefs I tell Him,
All my needs from day to day;
All my strength I draw from Jesus,
By His breath I live and move;
E’en His very mind He gives me,
And His faith, and life, and love. [Refrain]

4 For my words I take His wisdom,
For my works His Spirit’s power,
For my ways His gracious presence,
Guards and guides me every hour;
Of my heart He is the portion,
Of my joy the ceaseless spring,
Savior, sanctifier, keeper,
Glorious Lord and coming king. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: I have learned the wondrous secret
Title: Abiding And Confiding
Author: Albert Benjamin Simpson (1894)
Refrain First Line: I’m abiding in the Lord
Language: English
Source: Tears and Triumphs by Leander L. Pickett, Martin W. Knapp, and John R. Bryant (Columbia, S.C.: L. L. Pickett, 1894)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [I have learned the wondrous secret]
Composer: Leander Lycurgus Pickett
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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