Just to trust in Jesus

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1 I am trusting in Jesus’ precious blood,
Ev’ry day, ev’ry hour;
Thro’ its merits I’m reconciled to God,
Ransomed by His mighty pow’r.

Refrain:
‘Tis so sweet just to trust in Jesus,
Ev’ry day, ev’ry hour;
It is sweet just to trust in Jesus,
And feel His cleansing pow’r.

2 I am trusting a mighty hand to lead,
Ev’ry day, ev’ry hour;
In His mercy supplying ev’ry need,
Like a sweet refreshing show’r. [Refrain]

3 I am trusting, tho’ dreary shadows fall
Ev’ry day, ev’ry hour;
Tho’ the storm and the tempests may appall,
He will be my strength and tow’r. [Refrain]

4 I am trusting my all in Jesus’ blood,
Ev’ry day, ev’ry hour;
Sheltered safe in its healing, cleansing flood,
I am kept by mighty pow’r. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Full Salvation #22

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Rv Haldor Lillenas DMus Norway/USA 1885-1959. Born at Stord, near Bergen, Norway, his father sold their 15 acre farm in Norway and emigrated to the U.S., buying a farm in Colton, SD. After he built a sod house, the family (wife and three chldren) also came to SD in 1887. They moved to Astoria, Oregon in 1889, where Lillenas learned English and began writing song lyrics at an early age. In 1900 the family moved again to Roseville, MN, where he worked as a farm laborer and began attending a Lutheran high school at Hawick, MN. He sold a few songs at age 19. At age 21 he began writing more songs, encouraged by some earlier ones becoming popular (“He set me free” was one). His mother died in 1906 and his father returned to ND, but Li… Go to person page >

Author: Joe Overmeyer

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Text Information

First Line: I am trusting in Jesus' precious blood
Title: Just to trust in Jesus
Author: Joe Overmeyer
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: Tis so sweet just to trust in Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Full Salvation #22

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