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Trusting So Sweetly

A refuge in Jesus I've found

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Tune: [A refuge in Jesus I’ve found]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 A refuge in Jesus I’ve found,
The harbor of safety is He,
And now in His grace I abound,
I’m trusting so sweetly in Thee.

Refrain:
Trusting in Thee, sweetly in Thee,
I’m trusting, dear Saviour so sweetly in Thee,
Trusting in Thee, sweetly in Thee,
I’m trusting, dear Saviour so sweetly in Thee.

2 Again and again I repeat
The story so precious to me,
Redemption is full and complete,
While trusting so sweetly in Thee. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ sometimes the sky is o’ercast,
And dangers seem never to flee,
Yet I will abide till the last,
Still trusting dear Saviour in Thee. [Refrain]

4 Tho’ billows of sorrow may roll,
A sheltering harbor I see;
I’ve anchored in safety my soul,
I’m trusting so sweetly in Thee. [Refrain]

Source: Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #103

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar

Grant Colfax Tullar was born August 5, 1869, in Bolton, Connecticut. He was named after the American President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. After the American Civil War, his father was disabled and unable to work, having been wounded in the Battle of Antietam. Tullar's mother died when he was just two years old so Grant had no settled home life until he became an adult. Yet from a life of sorrow and hardship he went on to bring joy to millions of Americans with his songs and poetry. As a child, he received virtually no education or religious training. He worked in a woolen mill and as a shoe clerk. The last Methodist camp meeting in Bolton was in 1847. Tullar became a Methodist at age 19 at a camp meeting near Wat… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A refuge in Jesus I've found
Title: Trusting So Sweetly
Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Trusting in Thee, sweetly in Thee
Copyright: Public Domain

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Boundless Love #103

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