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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)

My Father's hand is clasped in mine

My Father's hand is clasped in mine

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [My Father's hand is clasped in mine]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My Father’s hand is clasped in mine,
I’m holding fast;
Unto His promises divine,
I’m holding fast;
For what can part me from His love,
Nor depth below nor height above;
And from His care can naught remove,
I’m holding fast.

I’m holding fast to my Father’s hand,
I’ll love Him ever
And naught shall sever whate’er betide,
I’m holding fast to my Father’s hand;
My faith in Him shall never fail,
I’m holding fast.

2 Unto His word that stands for aye,
I’m holding fast;
Till heav’n and earth shall pass away,
I’m holding fast;
For as a rock and refuge sure,
Thro’ ages long it shall endure;
And so I rest, serene, secure,
I’m holding fast. [Refrain]

3 Unto the hope that He has giv’n,
I’m holding fast
Unto the peace that comes from heav’n
I’m holding fast;
My faith in Him shall never fail,
My anchor holds within the vail;
To Him who ever shall prevail,
I’m holding fast. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #31

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can. --www.hymntime.com… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My Father's hand is clasped in mine
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: I'm holding fast to my Father's hand



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New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #31

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New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #78

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