I am leaning on the Lord

I have found a help unfailing

Author: William Edie Marks
Tune: [I have found a help unfailing]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I have found a help unfailing in my time of greatest need,
I am leaning on the Lord;
Unto me he has been faithful, he has proved a friend indeed;
I am leaning on the Lord.

Refrain:
I am leaning, leaning, leaning on the Lord,
I am leaning, leaning, leaning on the Lord;
He supports me hour by hour
By his all-sustaining pow’r,
I am leaning, leaning, leaning on the Lord.

2 He upholds me, he supports me with his everlasting arm;
I am leaning on the Lord;
And the tho’t of his sustaining rids my soul of all alarm;
I am leaning on the Lord. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ my body and my spirit may grow faint and sick and sore;
I am leaning on the Lord;
He refreshes me when weary, every day he helps me more;
I am leaning on the Lord. [Refrain]

4 All the frailties of this body I can surely overcome,
I am leaning on the Lord;
For I know he will sustain me, and will bear me safely home;
I am leaning on the Lord. [Refrain]

Source: United Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies and other Church Services #140

Author: William Edie Marks

Born: July 1872, Delaware (probably Wilmington) Died: November 20, 1954, Wilmington, Delaware. Buried: Lombardy Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware. Marks was ap­par­ent­ly liv­ing in Wilm­ing­ton, Del­a­ware, in 1913. His works in­clude: Cream of Song, with Le­an­der Pick­ett & O. B. Cul­pep­per & (Lou­is­ville, Ken­tucky: Pick­ett Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1906) Tears and Tri­umphs No. 4, with Le­an­der Pick­ett & Ben­ja­min Butts (Lou­is­ville, Ken­tucky: Pen­te­cost­al Pub­lish­ing Company, 1910) Noted Hymns, 1927 (ed­it­or) Lyrics-- Christmas Joy Tasting the Joys Trying to Be More like Je­sus We Shall Hear Him Say, "Well Done" Music-- Best Thing I Ev… Go to person page >

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First Line: I have found a help unfailing
Title: I am leaning on the Lord
Author: William Edie Marks
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