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In him alone

My Savior is with me, wherever I go (Blenkhorn)

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [My Saviour is with me, wherever I go]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My Saviour is with me, wherever I go,
In darkness and danger the way He doth show;
When storms rage around me, and sorrows increase,
He stilleth the tempest and giveth me peace.

Refrain:
I’ll trust in my Saviour, whatever betide,
I know all my footsteps He safely will guide;
I know He will guard me with tenderest love,
Until I shall enter His glory above.

2 His life-giving words faith and courage renew,
They fall on my spirit refreshing as dew;
On heavenly manna my soul He doth feed,
In paths of His choosing my steps He doth lead. [Refrain]

3 My Saviour is with me the tho’t, O how sweet!
How blessed the lessons I learn at His feet;
How precious the wisdom His love doth impart,
With joy and devotion it filleth my heart. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Faith and Hope #106

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My Savior is with me, wherever I go (Blenkhorn)
Title: In him alone
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Refrain First Line: I'll trust in my Savior, whatever betide
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Fairer than Day #d57

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Fairer than Day (Enlarged Edition) #82

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Praise and Promise #146

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Songs of Faith and Hope #106

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The Chorus of Praise #46

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The New Century Hymnal #52

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