Be strong in Jehovah, the mighty

Be strong in Jehovah, the mighty

Author: Laura E. Newell
Tune: [Be strong in Jehovah]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Be strong in Jehovah,
The mighty and grand;
The winds and the waves all
Obey His command;
O! trust in His promise
To comfort and cheer;
With Him to defend us,
There’s nothing to fear.

There’s nothing to fear,
Tho’ the tempest is near;
Be strong in Jehovah,
There’s nothing to fear.

2 Jehovah, who parted
The waves of the sea
His own to deliver,
Provideth for thee;
His infinite wisdom
Shall guide thee aright;
O! trust His protection;
O! lean on His might. [Refrain]

3 Be strong in Jehovah,
Creator and Friend,
He’ll bear thee through sorrow,
And when life shall end,
An heir to His kingdom
In love to abide;
Be strong in Jehovah,
Whatever betide. [Refrain]

Source: Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #183

Author: Laura E. Newell

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1854, New Marl­bo­rough, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1916, Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas. Daughter of Mr. and Edward A. Pixley, but orphaned as an infant, Laura was adopted by her aunt, then Mrs. Hiram Mabie, who at the time lived in New York. In 1858, the Mabie family moved to a farm south of where Wamego, Kansas, now stands. Two years after the move, Mr. Mabie died, and his wife resumed teaching. In 1860, Mrs. Mabie accepted a position in Topeka, Kansas, where she taught many years. Under her tutelage, Laura received her education. As early as age 12, Laura was writing rhymes, and two years later her poems began to appear in local newspapers. She had no thought of a literary career; she simply wrote… Go to person page >

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First Line: Be strong in Jehovah, the mighty
Author: Laura E. Newell
Refrain First Line: There's nothing to fear
Copyright: Public Domain


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