The angel guarded way

Soul that trusteth in Jehovah

Author: John R. Clements
Tune: [Soul that trusteth in Jehovah]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Soul that trusteth in Jehovah
Let no trial bring dismay;
Thou art in an holy keeping,—
Thine’s an angel-guarded way.

He hath given charge to keep thee,—
Sweep this world to sad decay,
Time be lost in years eternal,—
Thine’s an angel-guarded way.

2 What tho’ darkness thy pavilion,
Clouds like night enshroud thy day?
‘Tis for thee a “weight of glory,”—
Thine’s an angel-guarded way. [Refrain]

3 God’s thy refuge and thy fortress,—
He will hold thy foes at bay.
Trsuting Him no harm shall slay thee,—
Thine’s an angel-guarded way. [Refrain]

4 Lift thine head, O soul in sorrow!
Sunlight o’er yon hills doth play,
God brights ev’ry day with promise,—
Thine’s an angel-guarded way. [Refrain]

Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old: for use in prayer and praise meetings, evangelistic services, sunday schools, young people's societies and all other departments of church work #73

Author: John R. Clements

John R. Clements was born in County Armagh, Ireland 28 November 1868 and was brought to the United States at the age of two years. He worked at the age of thirteen as a retail grocery clerk and had a successful wholesale grocery business. He began writing poetry when he was young. 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: Soul that trusteth in Jehovah
Title: The angel guarded way
Author: John R. Clements
Refrain First Line: He hath given charge to keep thee
Copyright: Public Domain



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