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Believing and Trusting

I'm not afraid to trust in Jesus

Author: Priscilla J. Owens
Tune: [I'm not afraid to trust in Jesus]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’m not afraid to trust in Jesus,
For His blood was shed for me;
I cannot doubt His love and mercy
When His wounded hands I see.

Chorus:
I’m not afraid, I’m not afraid,
I’m not afraid to trust in Him;
I’m not afraid, for He’s my friend,
And He’ll keep me to the end.

2 I’m not afraid to trust in Jesus,
Tho’ my sight is growing dim;
For He has made a full atonement,
And I’ll venture all on Him. [Chorus]

3 I’m not afraid to trust in Jesus,
On His word I can rely;
He can save my feet from falling,
He can keep me till I die. [Chorus]

4 I’m not afraid to trust in Jesus,
Though the world should pass away;
For He is faithful who hath promised,
He will keep me in that day. [Chorus]


Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #126

Author: Priscilla J. Owens

Owens, Priscilla Jane, was born July 21, 1829, of Scotch and Welsh descent, and is now (1906) resident at Baltimore, where she is engaged in public-school work. For 50 years Miss Owen has interested herself in Sunday-school work, and most of her hymns were written for children's services. Her hymn in the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898, "We have heard a joyful sound" (Missions), was written for a Sunday-school Mission Anniversary, and the words were adapted to the chorus "Vive le Roi" in the opera The Huguenots. [Rev. James Bonar, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm not afraid to trust in Jesus
Title: Believing and Trusting
Author: Priscilla J. Owens

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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Gospel Praise Book, enlarged ed. #d68

TextAudioPage Scan

Gospel Praise Book. #126

The Gem of Gems #d72

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