Has the day been dark with shadows

Has the day been dark with shadows

Author: Amelia Minerva Starkweather
Tune: [Has the day been dark with shadows]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Has the day been dark with shadows,
And the evening shut you in,
Full of bitter disappointment
For the place you hoped to win?
Then step out upon this promise,
For his word is good and true:
“If you love the blessed Master,
All things work for good to you;”
“If you love the blessed Master,
All things work for good to you.”

2 Are you tempted and discouraged?
Do the trials of the hour
Like a flood sweep in upon you
With an overwhelming power?
Then step out upon this promise,
It was tried by one of old:
“I’ll be with thee in all trouble,
And will bring thee forth the gold;”
“I’ll be with thee in all trouble,
And will bring thee forth the gold.”

3 If you follow in His footsteps,
You can never go astray,
Tho’ it be across the desert,
He went all that lonely way;
Then step out upon this promise,
On his word you may rely:
“In the right way I’ll instruct thee,
I will guide thee with mine eye;”
“In the right way I’ll instruct thee,
I will guide thee with mine eye.”

4 As the stars that in the heavens
Look like diamonds in the night,
So his promises shine brightest
When we cannot see the light;
Then step out upon this promise
Of your best and truest friend:
“I will never, never leave thee;
I’ll be with thee to the end;”
“I will never, never leave thee;
I’ll be with thee to the end.”

Source: Melodious Sonnets #109

Author: Amelia Minerva Starkweather

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Author: Amelia Minerva Starkweather

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