He lifted me up to stay

My feet were ensnared in sin's drifting sand

Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Lida Shivers Leech

Born: Ju­ly 12, 1873, May­ville, New Jer­sey. Died: March 4, 1962, Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia. Leech spent her child­hood in Cape May Court House, New Jer­sey, and at­tend­ed Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty and Tem­ple Un­i­ver­si­ty. She played the or­gan at Be­tha­ny Meth­od­ist Church in Cam­den, New Jer­sey, served as ac­com­pa­nist at evan­gel­i­cal serv­ic­es, and wrote some 500 hymn tunes in her life­time. Sources-- Emurian, pp. 112-3 Reynolds, p. 336 Lyrics-- God’s Way Is Best I Have Re­deemed Thee I’ll Go Any­where No Fault in Him Some Day He’ll Make It Plain Thine for Ser­vice Trust Me, Try Me, Prove Me © 1928 When the Veil is Lift… Go to person page >

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First Line: My feet were ensnared in sin's drifting sand
Title: He lifted me up to stay
Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Refrain First Line: He lifted me up to his tender embrace



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Victorious Revival Songs #d82

World Wide Revival Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Meetings #d148

World Wide Revival Songs No. 2 #d150

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