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The widow's God

In this lone hour of deep distress

Author: W. L. Dennis
Tune: HATTIE (Rupp)
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In this lone hour of deep distress,
When heavy sorrows round me press,
Encouraged by Thy gracious word,
I trust Thee as the widow’s God.

2 A husband lies in death’s embrace,
The grave is now his resting place;
O, as I pass beneath Thy rod,
Reveal Thyself the widow’s God.

3 Assuage my grief, remove my fears,
Suppress my murmuring, dry my tears;
Help me to own Thee as my Lord,
And bless Thee as the widow’s God.

4 Be Thou my counselor and stay,
Protect by night, and guide by day;
Then, as I travel life’s rough road,
I’ll praise Thee as the widow’s God.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8723

Author: W. L. Dennis

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Text Information

First Line: In this lone hour of deep distress
Title: The widow's God
Author: W. L. Dennis
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8723
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #8723

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