On the Good and Faithful

Representative Text

1 On the good and faithful
God has set His love;
When they call He sends them
Blessings from above.
Stand in awe, and sin not,
Bid your heart be still;
Through the silent watches
Think upon His will.

2 Lay upon God's altar
Good and loving deeds,
And in all things trust Him
To supply your needs.
Anxious and despairing,
Many walk in night;
But to those that fear Him
God will send His light.

3 In God's love abiding,
I have joy and peace
More than all the wicked,
Though their wealth increase.
In His care confiding,
I will sweetly sleep,
For the Lord, my Savior,
Will in safety keep.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: On the Good and Faithful
Meter: D
Language: English



MERRIAL (Barnby)


James Mountain (b. Leeds, York, England, 1844; d. Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, 1933) composed WYE VALLEY for Havergal's text ("Like a river glorious") on one of his first preaching tours through Britain. Throughout his life Mountain was influenced by the Countess of Huntington and her following o…

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