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The tender, loving, mighty Lord

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1. There is not one so friendless the Lord will forsake,
And leave all alone to despair;
'Neath his pinions of love his dear children he'll take,
And give them a kind Father's care.

2. There is no prayer so faint that the Lord cannot hear,
No whisper but reaches his throne;
Though broken the words, still they fall on his ear,
He heedeth the cry of his own.

3. There is no burdened heart that the Lord doth not know,
And sweet is the comfort bestowed;
His eye full of pity can see all its woe,
He lightens the weight of the load.

4. There is no path so thorny the Lord cannot guide,
He knoweth each step of the way;
The kind Shepherd leadeth his sheep by his side,
And feeds in green pastures each day.

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #93

Author: Ella E. Miles

Miles, Ella Elizabeth. (Athol, Massachusetts, March 24, 1855--December 29, 1914, Holden, Mass.) Advent Christian. Daughter of W.W. Boyden and wife of James A. Miles, she began writing poems and hymns at the age of fifteen. Many of them appeared in early hymn books of her church. --Moses C. Crouse, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is no one so friendless
Title: The tender, loving, mighty Lord
Author: Ella E. Miles
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