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My soul is stayed

On thee my Lord my soul is stayed

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [On Thee, my Lord, my soul is stayed]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 On Thee, my Lord, my soul is stayed
With Thee my heart is undismayed;
Thy presence makes my pathway bright,
Thy smile illumes the darkest night.

Let tempests rage,
Let ills befall,
Let hell engage,
Let death appall,
On Thee my Lord,
My soul is stayed,
On Thee my soul is stayed.

2 His gracious hand my need supplies,
His cheering voice makes joys to rise,
And all the way I’ll trust in Him,
Though strength should fail and sight grow dim. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #98

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Palmer Hartsough was educated in Plymouth, Ypsilanti and Kalamazoo, Michigan. In 1893 he became associated with the Fillmore Brothers of Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a teacher of vocal music. He lived in Ontario, Wisconsin. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: On thee my Lord my soul is stayed
Title: My soul is stayed
Author: Palmer Hartsough
Refrain First Line: Let tempests rage, let ills befall



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Beautiful Songs of Zion, a Collection of New and Old Songs #d118

Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 2 #d32

The More Perfect Gospel Hymnal, a Revision of the Cross and Resurrection in Song #d188

The Praise Hymnal #d345

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Uplifted Voices #98

Voice of Praise #d69

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