Trusting in thy guide

Christ is beside thee

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Christ is beside thee]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Christ is beside thee,
Ready to guide thee,
He will give thee joy for sorrow,
Lean on His arm;
Words He has spoken
Cannot be broken,
There’s a promise for the morrow,
Nothing can harm.

Refrain:
Trust in Christ Thy guide,
In His love confide,
Peace and hope above
In the heart that trusts Him ev’ry day;
Best and truest Friend!
Trust Him to the end,
Till thine eyes behold the glory
When the shadows flee away.

2 Follow His guiding,
Sweetly confiding,
Ev’ry path that may seem dreary
Leads thee above;
Skies will be brighter,
Loads will be lighter,
Even when thy feet are weary,
Trust in His love. [Refrain]

3 Hope that’s eternal,
Joy that’s supernal,
May be found beyond the portal,
They will be thine;
After earth’s sadness,
Heaven’s own gladness,
In the land of life immortal,
Glory divine! [Refrain]

Source: The Kingdom of Praise #74

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ is beside thee
Title: Trusting in thy guide
Author: Birdie Bell
Refrain First Line: Trust in Christ thy guide
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Kingdom of Praise #74

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