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679. 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus

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1 'Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus,
just to take him at his word;
just to rest upon his promise;
just to know, "Thus saith the Lord."

Refrain:
Jesus, Jesus, how I trust him!
How I've proved him o'er and o'er!
Jesus, Jesus, precious Jesus!
O for grace to trust him more!

2 O how sweet to trust in Jesus,
just to trust his cleansing blood;
just in simple faith to plunge me
'neath the healing, cleansing flood! [Refrain]

3 Yes, 'tis sweet to trust in Jesus,
just from sin and self to cease;
just from Jesus simply taking
life and rest, and joy and peace. [Refrain]

4 I'm so glad I learned to trust thee,
precious Jesus, Savior, Friend;
and I know that thou art with me,
wilt be with me to the end. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: 'Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus
Title: 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
Author: Louisa M. R. Stead (1882)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 8.7.8.7.ref.
Scripture: Galatians 2:20
Topic: The Christian Life: Trust in God; Christ: Friend; Faith: In Christ
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus, Jesus, how I trust him!
Tune Information
Name: TRUST IN JESUS
Composer: William James Kirkpatrick (1882)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.ref.
Key: G Major



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