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Abiding Confidence and Hope

Though troubles great o'ershadow me

Tune: SILOAM (Woodbury)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Though troubles great o'ershadow me,
Thou art my refuge strong;
My mouth shall praise Thee all the day,
Thy honor be my song.

2 Cast me not off when hoary age
Becomes my weary lot,
And in the days of failing strength
Do Thou forsake me not.

3 My foes are strong and confident,
For I to them appear
As one forsaken by his God,
With none to help me near.

4 My God, be Thou not far from me,
Make haste to hear my call;
Ashamed, consumed be all my foes,
Dishonored let them fall.

5 But I will ever hope in Thee,
My ceaseless praise is Thine;
I will declare Thy countless deeds
Of truth and grace divine.

6 Yea, I will tell the mighty acts
Performed by God the Lord;
Thy righteousness, and Thine alone,
With praise I will record.

7 For from my early youth, O God,
By Thee have I been taught,
And faithfully have I declared
The wonders Thou hast wrought.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: Though troubles great o'ershadow me
Title: Abiding Confidence and Hope
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


The Cyber Hymnal #6906
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