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Hour by hour we trust in Jesus

Hour by hour we trust in Jesus

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Hour by hour we trust in Jesus]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. Hour by hour we trust in Jesus,
Hour by hour for strength we pray;
Hour by hour the sands are dropping
From the glass of time away.

We are going home where the pure and blest
In perfect peace with Jesus free from care shall rest;
Then let us go on with a happy, happy song,
Then let us go on with a happy, happy song;
O soon we’ll rest on yonder shore,
Rest forevermore.

2. Hour by hour we hear a warning
From the spirit-voice within;
Hour by hour we meet the tempter,
Hour by hour we fall or win. [Refrain]

3. Hour by hour we journey onward,
Hour by hour we stem the tide;
Hour by hour we miss the dear ones,
Anchored on the other side. [Refrain]

4. Hour by hour the heart grows fainter,
Hour by hour the sunlight dies;
Hour by hour we near the portals
Of our home beyond the skies. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2560

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Hour by hour we trust in Jesus
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We are going home where the pure and blest
Copyright: Public Domain



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