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306. Though Troubles Assail us

1. Though troubles assail us, and dangers affright,
Though friends should all fail us, and foes all unite,
Yet one thing secures us, whatever betide,
The promise assures us--"The Lord will provide."

2. The birds, without garner or storehouse, are fed;
From them let us learn to trust God for our bread:
His saints what is fitting shall ne'er be denied
So long as 'tis written, "The Lord will provide."

3. When Satan assails us to stop up our path,
And courage all fails us, we triumph by faith.
He cannot take from us, though oft he hast tried,
This heart-cheering promise, "The Lord will provide."

4. No strength of our own, and no goodness we claim;
Yet, since we have known of the Savior's great Name,
In this our strong tower for safety we hide:
The Lord is our power, "The Lord will provide."

Text Information
First Line: Though troubles assail us, and dangers affright
Title: Though Troubles Assail us
Author: John Newton (1779, a.)
Publication Date: 1929
Meter: 11 11 11 11
Topic: The Christian Life: Security
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: PROTECTION
Composer: Anonymous
Meter: 11 11 11 11
Incipit: 51615 12323 5
Key: A♭ Major



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