I'll Not Be Afraid

I'll not be afraid for the terror by night

Author: William J. Henry
Tune: [I'll not be afraid for the terror by night]
Published in 4 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’ll not be afraid for the terror by night,
Nor the arrow that flieth by day;
For the Lord whom I serve is my shield and my light,
He will guide and protect all the way.

I’ll not be afraid, I’ll not be afraid,
Where He leadeth I safely can go;
I will trust Him alway, both by night and by day,
He’ll be with me forever, I know.

2 I’ll not be afraid, though the stormy winds blow,
And the billows sweep over my soul;
He who calmeth the sea will protect me, I know,
And will lead me to heaven’s bright goal. [Refrain]

3 I’ll not be afraid of the scorns of the world,
Nor to tell of God’s wonderful love;
When from Satan’s vile host fiery darts shall be hurled,
I’ll be strengthened with grace from above. [Refrain]

4 I’ll not be afraid when the grave I shall see—
Just beyond its dark shadow is rest;
And the welcome of angels is waiting for me,
When I enter those realms of the blest. [Refrain]

Source: Timeless Truths #177

Author: William J. Henry

Originally from Ohio, Henry was an early leader in the Holiness Movement near Boyertown, Pennsylvania. In 1889 he, answered a call to hold revival meetings in eastern Pennsylvania. Denominational leaders had received requests from congregations there, but had no one to send. Though Henry was only 22 years old, he proved a very effective organizer. He toured eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey for several months each year till 1895. He became a very active evangelist and song writer, holding meetings in every American state and in Britain. --www.hymntime.com/tch… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'll not be afraid for the terror by night
Title: I'll Not Be Afraid
Author: William J. Henry
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Timeless Truths #177

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