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It Is I, Be Not Afraid

Art thou weak in faith, and doubting?

Author: D. A. Woodworth
Tune: JAMAICA (Deavereaux)
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Art thou weak in faith, and doubting?
Doubt no more, nor be dismayed;
Jesus’ words are still assuring—
“It is I; be not afraid.”

2 Are foes watching to ensnare thee;
Art thou by the tempter led?
That same Voice to thee is calling—
“It is I; be not afraid.”

3 In thine hours of dark foreboding—
In distrust of earthly aid—
Hear the gracious proclamation;
“It is I; be not afraid.”

4 Dost thou fear to cross the river?
There is nought for thee to dread;
Jesus calls you!—listen to Him—
“It is I; be not afraid.”

5 He who knows our ev’ry weakness,
He to ev’ry one hath said
“Be not faithless but believing—
It is I; be not afraid.”

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #415

Author: D. A. Woodworth

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Text Information

First Line: Art thou weak in faith, and doubting?
Title: It Is I, Be Not Afraid
Author: D. A. Woodworth
Source: Gloria Deo, by S. M. Bixby (New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1901)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: It is I, be not afraid
Copyright: Public Domain



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