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My fears arise, and clouds obscure my way

My fears arise, and clouds obscure my way

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Tune: [My fears arise, and clouds obscure the way]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My fears arise, and clouds obscure the way;
With tearful eyes and aching heart I pray:
Savior, relieve; Thy presence brings relief;
"Lord, I believe; help Thou my unbelief."

2 By sin oppressed, to Thy dear cross I flee;
I smite my breast; be merciful to me;
Let me not grieve; Thou canst dispel my grief;
"Lord, I believe; help Thou my unbelief."

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10192

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

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First Line: My fears arise, and clouds obscure my way
Author: Philip P. Bliss

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The Cyber Hymnal #10192
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #10192

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