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Quiet Trust

I to the hills will lift my eyes; From whence shall come my aid?

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1 I to the hills will lift my eyes;
O whence shall come my aid?
My help is from the Lord alone,
Who heaven and earth has made.

2 He will not let thy foot be moved,
Thy guardian never sleeps;
With watchful and unslumbering care
His own He safely keeps.

3 Thy faithful keeper is the Lord,
Thy shelter and thy shade;
'Neath sun or moon, by day or night,
Thou shalt not be afraid.

4 From evil He will keep thee safe,
For thee He will provide;
thy going out, thy coming in,
Forever He will guide.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: I to the hills will lift my eyes; From whence shall come my aid?
Title: Quiet Trust
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

Tune

DUNDEE (Ravenscroft)

DUNDEE first appeared in the 1615 edition of the Scottish Psalter published in Edinburgh by Andro Hart. Called a "French" tune (thus it also goes by the name of FRENCH), DUNDEE was one of that hymnal's twelve "common tunes"; that is, it was not associated with a specific psalm. In the Psalter Hymnal…

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ST. AGNES (Dykes)

John B. Dykes (PHH 147) composed ST. AGNES for [Jesus the Very Thought of Thee]. Dykes named the tune after a young Roman Christian woman who was martyred in A.D. 304 during the reign of Diocletian. St. Agnes was sentenced to death for refusing to marry a nobleman to whom she said, "I am already eng…

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Instances

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Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #45Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #169
Hymns of Truth & Light #92
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #121EText
The Cyber Hymnal #3126TextScoreAudio
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