Kept by his power, no human arm upholding

Kept by his power, no human arm upholding

Author: Charlotte Murray
Tune: [Kept by his power, no human arm upholding]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 “Kept by His pow’r”—no human arm upholding,
No human hand outstretch’d to point the way;
But God’s great love, His feeble child enfolding,
Is all-sufficient for thy need each day.

Refrain:
Kept by the pow’r of God unto salvation,
Ready to be revealed, revealed in the latter day,
Kept by the pow’r of God unto salvation,
Ready to be revealed in the latter day.

2 “Kept by His pow’r”—when sun is brightly shining
And glory crowns thy pathway with its light;
“Kept by His pow’r”—when daylight is declining,
And length’ning shadows tell of coming night. [Refrain]

3 “Kept” when the world for Thee its smile is wreathing,
When skies are fair, and life with roses spread;
“Kept” when its frown to Thee it is bequeathing
And clouds are massing darkly over head. [Refrain]

4 His pow’r to keep is strong and true as ever,
No length of years can e’er its force abate;
His will to keep can never fail—no, never;
While Mercy stands at heav’n’s wide-open gate. [Refrain]

Source: Northfield Hymnal: for use in evangelistic and church services, conventions, sunday schools, and all prayer and social meetings of the church and home #44

Author: Charlotte Murray

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Text Information

First Line: Kept by his power, no human arm upholding
Author: Charlotte Murray
Refrain First Line: Kept by the power of God unto salvation

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Northfield Hymnal #44

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #166

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