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Comfort in Trouble

By trouble oft I'm overwhelmed

Author: C. C. Alleyne
Tune: COMFORT (Nickens)
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 By trouble oft I’m overwhelmed,
By snares oft circumscribed,
And yet thou thinkest Lord on me,
Thou’rt ever near my side.

2 My earthly refuges doth fail,
When foes my soul assail,
And men deceive and friends deny,
But Thou doth hear my cry.

3 The path I take Thou knowest Lord,
It is beset with thorns,
But I will ne’er its track forsake
While glory’s in its wake.

4 It leads to bliss, O boundless love,
From cross to crown I go,
Then shall I shirk the cross below,
And lose the crown above?

5 Awake, my soul and run thy race,
Lay every weight aside,
Thou soon shalt see thy Saviour’s face
And 'round His throne abide.


Source: The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal: official hymnal of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church #654

Author: C. C. Alleyne

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Text Information

First Line: By trouble oft I'm overwhelmed
Title: Comfort in Trouble
Author: C. C. Alleyne
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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