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The angel of the Lord

Be still, my doubting soul

Author: Annie S. Hawks
Tune: [Be still, my doubting soul, no longer fear]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Be still, my doubting soul, no longer fear;
The angel of the Lord encampeth near;
Trust now the living God; His promise take;
He this assurance gives for Jesus’ sake.

Sing praise, sing praise,
For the angel of the Lord
Encampeth round about us,
And guards us with his sword;
Sing praise, sing praise,
For the angel of the Lord
Encampeth round about us,
And guards us with his sword.

2 His angel evermore encampeth near
To those who keep His word with holy fear;
My eyes do not behold his wings of light,
But in my restful soul I feel his might; [Refrain]

3 I thank Thee, O my God, that while I live,
Thou dost in times of need deliv’rance give;
So, when death’s hour draws nigh, I need not fear;
The angel of Thy love will still be near. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9334

Author: Annie S. Hawks

Hawks, Annie Sherwood. Mrs. Hawks was born in Hoosick, N. Y., May 28, 1835, and has resided for many years at Brooklyn. Her hymns were contributed to Bright Jewels, Pure Gold, Boyal Diadem, Brightest and Best, Temple Anthems, Tidal Wave, and other popular Sunday School hymnbooks. They include "I need Thee every hour" (written April, 1872), "Thine, most gracious Lord," "Why weepest thou? Whom seekest thou?" and others of the same type. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Be still, my doubting soul
Title: The angel of the Lord
Author: Annie S. Hawks
Refrain First Line: Sing praise, sing praise


The Cyber Hymnal #9334
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