Looking to Jesus, how can we stray

Looking to Jesus, how can we stray

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Looking to Jesus, how can we stray]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Looking to Jesus, how can we stray?
Has He not promised to guide us alway?
Tho’ foes assail us, strong in His might,
Jesus is reigning, all will be right.

Refrain:
All will be right, yes, all will be right,
Kept by the Master, all will be right;
Tho’ foes assail, truth shall prevail;
Jesus is reigning, all will be right.

2 Clouds may obscure the light of His face,
Still we’ll go forward, and trust in His grace;
Walking in faith, e’en darkness is light;
Jesus is reigning, all will be right. [Refrain]

3 Firm as the Christ-rock, safe evermore,
Death’s sullen waters about us may roar,
Heav’n’s day is dawning—farewell the night;
Jesus is reigning, all will be right. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #9

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Looking to Jesus, how can we stray
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: All will be right, yes, all will be right

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

All Hail #d112

Carmina Sacra #d123

Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d116

Wonder Hymns of Faith #d114

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