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My faith temptation shall not move, for Jesus knows it all

My faith temptation shall not move, for Jesus knows it all

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [My faith temptation shall not move]
Published in 15 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 My faith temptation shall not move,
For Jesus knows it all,
And holds me with His arm of love—
He will not let me fall.

He will not let me fall,
He will not let me fall,
He is my Strength, my Hope, my all,
He will not let me fall.

2 When grief is more than I can bear—
To weak am I to call—
If I but lift my heart in pray’r,
He will not let me fall. [Chorus]

3 Sometimes I falter, filled with fear,
I cannot see at all,
His voice I never fail to hear—
“I will not let thee fall.” [Chorus]

Source: Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #101

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My faith temptation shall not move, for Jesus knows it all
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: He will not let me fall



The Cyber Hymnal #2685
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The Cyber Hymnal #2685

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