Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

I Rest on His Unbroken Promise

The promise true, which God hath spoken

Author: Charles W. Naylor
Tune: [The promise true which God hath spoken]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The promise true, which God hath spoken,
Can never pass away,
But always will abide unbroken,
Just as it is today.

Refrain:
I can, I will, I do believe,
Within my heart I now receive;
The promise sure was made for me,
Through faith I have the victory.

2 I come to Thee, O Lord, obeying
What Thou commandest me;
Oh, hear the prayer my heart is praying,
And let it answered be. [Refrain]

3 I will not question any longer,
But count the vict’ry won;
My faith this moment, growing stronger,
Proclaims the work is done. [Refrain]

4 ’Tis done, and on Thy word I’m resting,
Content Thy will to do,
No longer doubting Thee nor testing—
I know that Thou art true. [Refrain]

Source: Timeless Truths #22

Author: Charles W. Naylor

Naylor, Charles Wesley. (1874--1950). C. W. Naylor was born in southern Ohio and reared in Ohio and West Virginia by grandparents. At the age of nineteen he left the Methodist church for the Church of God. He worked for a while at the Gospel Trumpet Company in Grand Junction, Michigan and on some evangelistic tours. He was ordained in 1899 in Springfield, Ohio. He was first injured in 1908 in Florida while moving timbers from under a meeting tent. He suffered a dislocated kidney and other internal injuries. A year later he was in a bus accident that left him an invalid for the rest of his life. Naylor wrote eight books, many articles and pamphlets, many hymns and gospel songs, besides being a columnist in the Gospel Trumpet. --John W.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The promise true, which God hath spoken
Title: I Rest on His Unbroken Promise
Author: Charles W. Naylor
Refrain First Line: I can, I will, I do believe
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Timeless Truths #22TextAudio
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



Advertisements