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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Just as He promised to do

My Father will not let me fall

Author: William M Lighthall
Tune: [My Father will not let me fall]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My Father will not let me fall!
His strong and loving arms enfold me;
To Him I trust my life, my all,
And know that He will safely hold me.

Refrain:
Just as he promised, promised to do,
When first to Him I trembling came;
Now I have trusted, proven Him true,
Hallelujah to His name!

2 My Savior will not let me stray!
The path He trod is plain before me;
And He who said, "I am the Way"
Is watching, ever watching o’er me. [Refrain]

3 I trust Him as a little child,
Content beneath His wings to hide me;
Tho’ all around is rough and wild,
He walks the path of peace beside me. [Refrain]

4 His love will still remember me
In life, in death, in joy, in sorrow;
Whate’er betide, He still will be
My guide today, my hope tomorrow. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11571

Author: William M Lighthall

Lighthall, William M. (Omestown, Canada, ca. 1865--?). Railroad (Delaware & Hudson) employee and telegrapher, 30 years. Moved to Rouses Point, New York, in 1881. Presbyterian Church, Odd Fellows, Mason. Member of Rouses Point School Board, 15+ years (President, Secretary). See: Gabriel, Charles. (1916). Singers and their songs. Chicago: Rodeheaver Co. --Keith C. Clark, DNAH Archives  Go to person page >

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First Line: My Father will not let me fall
Title: Just as He promised to do
Author: William M Lighthall

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The Cyber Hymnal #11571
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #11571

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