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]
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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

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… 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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