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Never Alone

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1 I’ve seen the lightning flashing
And heard the thunder roll,
I’ve felt sin’s breakers dashing,
which tried to conquer my soul;
I’ve heard the voice of my Savior,
He bid me still fight on:
He promised never to leave me,
Never to leave me alone.

No, never alone,
No, never alone;
He promised never to leave me,
Never to leave me alone:
No, never alone,
No, never alone:
He promised never to leave me,
Never to leave me alone.

2 The world’s fierce winds are blowing–
Temptation’s sharp and keen;
I have a peace in knowing
My Savior stands between;
He stands to shield me from danger
When all my friends are gone:
He promised never to leave me,
Never to leave me alone. [Refrain]

3 When in affliction’s valley
I tread the road of care,
My Savior helps me carry
My cross so heavy to bear;
Though all around me is darkness
And earthly joys are flown,
My Savior whispers His promise:
Never to leave me alone. [Refrain]

4 He died on Calv'ry's mountain,
For me they pierced His side,
For me He opened that fountain,
The crimson, cleansing tide;
For me He’s waiting in glory
Upon His heavenly throne:
He promised never to leave me,
Never to leave me alone. [Refrain]

Source: One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: an African American ecumenical hymnal #101

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >



The Cyber Hymnal #4519
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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

African American Heritage Hymnal #310


African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #441

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Hymns of Faith #418

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One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #101

Sacred Selections for the Church #488


Small Church Music #2594

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #132


The Cyber Hymnal #4519


The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #260


Timeless Truths #62


Total Praise #302

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Yes, Lord! #167

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