He is able, though I am all weakness

He is able, though I am all weakness

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm
Tune: [“He is able,” though I am all weakness]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 “He is able,” tho’ I am all weakness,
Yet in Him is my weakness made strong;
He that holdeth the stars in their courses
Is my hope and my strength and my song.

“He is able,” I know He is able,
He will keep me! I am trusting in His word;
Life, nor death shall be able to sever
From God’s love in Christ Jesus my Lord.

2 “He is able” to save me in danger,
In temptation, to cause me to stand;
None so strong, but my Lord is yet stronger,
None can pluck my soul out of His hand. [Refrain]

3 “He is able” above all the asking!
“He is able” past all I can think!
Wondrous pow’r of my wonderful Savior
That can save from the uttermost brink. [Refrain]

4 “He is able” to hold me when dying,
In that hour of amazement and stress;
When I pass thro’ the turbulent waters
His strong arm close about me will press. [Refrain]

Source: Williston Hymns #23

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm

Thomas O. Chisholm was born in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. His boyhood was spent ona farm and in teaching district schools. He spent five years as editor of the local paper at Franklin. He was converted to Christianity at the age of 26 and soon after was business manager and office editor of the "Pentecostal Hearld" or Louisville, Ky. In 1903 he entered the ministry of the M. E. Church South. His aim in writing was to incorporate as much as Scripture as possible and to avoid flippant or sentimental themes. 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 >

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First Line: He is able, though I am all weakness
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm



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