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Fass, meine Hand, Ich bin so schwach und hilflos

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1 Faß meine Hand! Ich bin so schwach und hilflos,
und nicht ein Schritt gelingt mir ohne Dich.
Faß meine Hand, und dann, o Herr, mein Heiland,
kann Furcht vor Leiden nicht mehr ängsten mich.

2 Faß meine Hand! Und zieh mich näher zu Dir,
denn Deinem Herzen möchte nah ich sein.
Faß meine Hand, ich würde sonst abirren
vom graden Wege, ginge ich allein.

3 Faß meine Hand! Der Weg liegt dunkel vor mir!
Doch ist Dein Angesicht mir zugewandt,
und Himmelslicht erhellt den Pfad im Finstern.
So geh ich, Herr, gewiß an Deiner Hand.

Source: Glaubenslieder #365

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, w… Go to person page >

Translator: A. J. Ramaker

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Text Information

First Line: Fass, meine Hand, Ich bin so schwach und hilflos
English Title: Hold Thou My Hand
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Translator: A. J. Ramaker
Language: German



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