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That Wicked One Toucheth Him Not

How safe is the soul that abides in the Lord

Author: Charles W. Naylor
Tune: [How safe is the soul that abides in the Lord]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How safe is the soul that abides in the Lord,
Securely from sin hid away;
His anchor the promise of God’s written word,
To keep him by night and by day.

That wicked one toucheth him not,
That wicked one toucheth him not;
He keepeth himself in the love of the Lord,
And that wicked one toucheth him not.

2 How firm the foundation upon which he builds
A structure to glorify God!
How wondrous the pow’r of the Savior that shields
From all the vile tempter’s dark flood. [Refrain]

3 A wall of salvation upon every side,
Strong bulwarks presents to the foe;
And in every conflict though sorely he’s tried,
Faith’s shield will ward off every blow. [Refrain]

4 He trusts in the Lord and obeys His commands,
God giveth him grace from on high
To count all things joyful while boldly he stands,
And Jesus, his helper, is nigh. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Charles W. Naylor

Naylor, Charles Wesley. (1874--1950). C. W. Naylor was born in southern Ohio and reared in Ohio and West Virginia by grandparents. At the age of nineteen he left the Methodist church for the Church of God. He worked for a while at the Gospel Trumpet Company in Grand Junction, Michigan and on some evangelistic tours. He was ordained in 1899 in Springfield, Ohio. He was first injured in 1908 in Florida while moving timbers from under a meeting tent. He suffered a dislocated kidney and other internal injuries. A year later he was in a bus accident that left him an invalid for the rest of his life. Naylor wrote eight books, many articles and pamphlets, many hymns and gospel songs, besides being a columnist in the Gospel Trumpet. --John W.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How safe is the soul that abides in the Lord
Title: That Wicked One Toucheth Him Not
Author: Charles W. Naylor
Language: English
Refrain First Line: That wicked one toucheth him not
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Timeless Truths #442

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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