Trusting in His Word

I am trusting in the promise, of the Savior's blessed word

Author: W. H. Geistweit
Tune: [I am trusting in the promise] (Geistweit)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am trusting in the promise
Of the Savior’s blessed word;
I am saved from all my vileness
Through the merits of his blood.

I am saved; oh, wondrous story!
I am saved through Jesus’ blood;
I am saved; I’m fully resting
On the promise of his word.

2 I am crying, “Abba Father,”
For the promise I believe,
If from sin I turn, and trust him,
Endless life I then receive. [Refrain]

3 From my sins forever turning,
I receive thee now, O Lord;
I will follow, love and serve thee,
Resting wholly on thy word. [Refrain]

4 Holy Spirit, gracious Witness,
Make the word all power to me;
I am trusting, fully trusting,
I am now from sin set free. [Refrain]

Author: W. H. Geistweit

In 1900, Geistweit was living in Cook County, Illinois. He was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Peoria, Illinois, in 1909, and was there also in 1910. As of 1920, he was in St. Louis, Missouri. His works include: The Young Christian and His Bible, 1906 Mary’s Story, 1904 Heart Talks on Every Day Themes for Every Day People, 1904 Present Needs in Young People’s Work, 1909… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am trusting in the promise, of the Savior's blessed word
Title: Trusting in His Word
Author: W. H. Geistweit
Refrain First Line: I am saved; o wondrous story
Publication Date: 1885
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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