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Though trials oft beset me

Though trials oft beset me

Author: J. B. Atchinson
Tune: [Though trials oft beset me]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Though trials oft beset me,
Though scorn’d by wicked men,
Though struggling with temptation,
Though in the lion’s den,

Refrain:
My God will send his angel,—
The lions will not harm;
He surely will deliver,—
I’ll trust his mighty arm.

2 Though walking in the darkness,
Though hedg’d about with sin,
Though battles rage around me,
Though fightings fierce within, [Refrain]

3 Though weary with my toiling,
Though burdens weigh me down,
Though doubts and fears annoy me,
Though far off seems the crown, [Refrain]

4 Though long and drear the journey,
We journey not alone;
Though deep and dark the valley,
The crossing will be soon. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.2 #82

Author: J. B. Atchinson

Atchinson, Jonathan Bush, born at Wilson, New York, Feb. 17, 1840, and "licensed as a Methodist Preacher," Sept. 6, 1874. Of his hymns the following are the best known:— 1. Behold the stone is rolled away. [Easter.] This was Mr. Atchinson's first hymn. It appeared in the Sunday School Times, Dec. 1874. It is not in use in Great Britain. 2. Fully persuaded, Lord, I believe. [Faith.] Written in 1874 or 1875, and first published in Gospel Hymns, No. 1. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 149, with music by W. F. Sherwin. 3. I have read of a beautiful city. [Heaven.] Written about the same time as the former, and published in Gospel Hymns. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 4… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though trials oft beset me
Author: J. B. Atchinson
Refrain First Line: My God will send his angel
Copyright: Public Domain

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Triumphant Songs No.2 #82

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