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Resignation

I stood face to face with a sorrow

Author: Emma A. Tiffany
Tune: [I stood face to face with a sorrow]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I stood face to face with a sorrow,
That threatened my bark to o'erwhelm,
But peace floated in on the morrow,
My Father was guiding the helm.

Refrain:
My Father was guiding the helm,
My Father was guiding the helm,
But peace floated in on the morrow,
My Father was guiding the helm.

2 I rode o'er a tempest-rock'd billow,
Which threatened my life to o'erwhelm,
But I sweetly slept on my pillow,
My Father was guiding the helm. [Refrain]

3 O'er my soul death's shadows were creeping,
That threatened my faith to o'erwhelm,
But the angels, a vigil were keeping,
My Father was guiding the helm. [Refrain]

Source: Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #118

Author: Emma A. Tiffany

Almost certainly one of Fanny Crosby's many aliases. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I stood face to face with a sorrow
Title: Resignation
Author: Emma A. Tiffany
Language: English
Refrain First Line: My Father was guiding the helm
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5774
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The Cyber Hymnal #5774

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