Faint Not, Doubt Not

Faint not, doubt not, but from day to day

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Faint not, doubt not, but from day to day]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Faint not, doubt not, but from day to day,
Rest upon the promise of a faithful Lord,—
Follow gladly where He leads the way,
Trusting in His sure, unfailing Word.

Refrain:
Soul, have faith in Christ the Lord,
He will walk the way beside thee;
Trust His love and grace unfailing,
And in safety He will guide thee.

2 He will ever shelter thee from harm,
For the Lord is able to defend His own;
Safe art thou in His protecting arm,
He will never leave His child alone. [Refrain]

3 Trust Him, trust Him, He is ever nigh,
With His love to bless thee, with His love to cheer;
He will guide thee with His watchful eye,
And protect thee when the foe is near. [Refrain]

Source: Praise and Promise: for use in Sunday-schools, prayer meetings, revivals, young people's meetings and on special occasions #157

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

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First Line: Faint not, doubt not, but from day to day
Title: Faint Not, Doubt Not
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Soul, have faith in Christ the Lord

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