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Jesus Will be There!

I do not fear to tread the path that darkly lies before

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Tune: [I do not fear to tread the path that darkly lies before]
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1 I do not fear to tread the path that darkly lies before,
I know the One in whom I trust, I prove Him o’er and o’er;
I know there will not be a cross for me alone to bear,
For He has promised to be with me,—Jesus will be there.

Jesus will be there! Jesus will be there!
He knows the cross is more than I alone can bear;
Jesus will be there! Jesus will be there!
And so my heart will fear no evil! Jesus will be there!

2 When sorrows come, through all my tears, my Saviour I shall see,
O’er thorny vale, and rocky steep, His arms will shelter me;
He will be strength for every need, with grace beyond compare,
And so my faith has full assurance, Jesus will be there! [Refrain]

3 And so I calmly go to meet the trials of the way,
With hope and courage born of Him there’s vict’ry through the day;
Like singing bird or blooming flow’r, I need not have a care,
Today, tomorrow and forever, Jesus will be there! [Refrain]

Source: The Voice of Thanksgiving #20

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon

Ogdon, Ina Duley. (Rossville, Illinois, 1872--May 18, 1964, Toledo, Ohio). Disciples of Christ. Granddaughter of a Methodist minister, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Duley. Married James Ogdon. She wrote: "My father went with my mother to her church after his marriage to her, so I was brought up in the church of the Disciples of Christ." She wrote over three thousand hymns, anthems, cantatas, and miscellaneous verse. Her hymns include "Brighten the corner where you are," 1912; "Carry your cross with a smile," 1916; "My Lord abides;" "When you know Jesus too;" "Tell Jesus;" "Lighten the burden for someone;" "I have been saved," Her first hymn was "Open wide the window." Composer Charles Gabriel wrote, "Loved by thousands who… Go to person page >

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First Line: I do not fear to tread the path that darkly lies before
Title: Jesus Will be There!
Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Refrain First Line: Jesus will be there! Jesus will be there
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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The Voice of Thanksgiving #20

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