Simply trusting Christ my Lord

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1. Simply trusting Christ my Lord,
Simply trusting ev'ry day;
Trusting Him whate'er betide,
As I walk the narrow way.

Chorus:
Simply trusting, simply trusting,
Trusting Jesus day by day;
Thro' life's long and toilsome journey,
Simply trusting all the way.

2. Trusting when the shades of night
Hide each glim'ring, guiding ray;
Trusting Him I yet can sing,
As I onward press my way. [Chorus]

3. Trusting when the heart is light,
Trusting 'neath a load of care;
On the mountain, in the vale,
Trusting Jesus ev'rywhere. [Chorus]

4. Simply trusting, even when
Ev'ry cherished hope is gone,
And each earthly prop removed,
That my poor heart leaned upon. [Chorus]

5. Simply trusting to the end
Of this earthly pilgrim way,
When my faith shall end in sight,
And my night in perfect day. [Chorus]


Source: The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #131

Author: Francis A. Blackmer

Blackmer, Francis Augustus. (Ware, Massachusetts, February 17, 1855--October 8, 1930, Somerville, Massachusetts). Advent Christian musician. His parents, Augustus and Jane Blackmer, were among those caught up in the excitement of the Millerite Movement. One son, Fred, became an Advent Christian minister. Francis, with a talent recognized at an early age, consecrated his own life to Christian service as a musician. He was immersed in baptism at the Adventist campmeeting in Springfield, Massachusetts, by Elder Miles Grant. His early years were spend in central Massachusetts, his schooling at Wilbraham Academy. He was largely self-taught in harmony and musical composition. He wrote the words and music to his first gospel song, "Out on the f… Go to person page >

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