A Precious Promise

Just a little message from the word divine

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Just a little message from the word divine]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Just a little message from the Word Divine;
Just a golden sunbeam in your heart to shine;
Just a precious promise, breathed upon the air,
Jesus careth for your care.

Refrain:
“Casting all your care upon Him, for He careth for you,”
Word that parts the clouds of trouble, letting a glory thro’;
“Casting all your care upon Him, for He careth for you;”
Precious promise, come and find it true.

2 If sins unforgiven weigh upon your soul,
On your mighty Saviour all the burden roll;
Seeking peace and pardon, come to Him in prayer,
Jesus careth for your care. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ life’s many trials fill your heart with dread,
If no brighter pathway can be seen ahead,
God will feed the raven, clothe the lily fair;
Jesus careth for your care. [Refrain]

Source: Worship and Service #100

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Just a little message from the word divine
Title: A Precious Promise
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Casting all your care upon Him, for He careth for you

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