155. Able to Keep

1 Jesus, my Lord, my life, my all,
In Thee I trust, in Thee I hide;
I know Thou wilt not let me fall
If I stay by Thy side.

Refrain:
In Thy dear hands of love I lay,
Fulfill Thy purposes in me;
Teach me to say from day to day,
Thy will be done in me.

2 The storms of life are fierce and dark,
And hosts of Satan press me hard;
But still Thy strength can keep my bark,
Though broken and sin-scarred. [Refrain]

3 Though hard the cross, the burden great,
And I so weak, so poor, undone;
Yet on Thy side I’ll stand and wait,
Till victory is won. [Refrain]

4 The battle, Lord, is Thine, and we,
Though foe may kill us; yet I see
Thy blood sets poor dead captives free,
Though fierce the war may be. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, my Lord, my life, my all
Title: Able to Keep
Author: S. L. Sonubai Keskar
Alterer: Anonymous
Meter: 8.8.8.6 D
Scripture: Jude 1:21; Jude 1:24
Source: Review and Herald Publishing Association, The Gospel in Song, 1926 (255); Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Able_to_Keep)
Refrain First Line: In Thy dear hands of love I lay
Tune Information
Name: [Jesus, my Lord, my life, my all]
Composer: William T. Meyer
Meter: 8.8.8.6 D
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Able_to_Keep); Review and Herald Publishing Association, The Gospel in Song, 1926 (255)



Media
MIDI file: Able_to_Keep.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Able_to_Keep)




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