Your Savior counts on you

Though weary and discouraged

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Though weary and discouraged]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Tho’ weary and discouraged,
And troubles pave the way,
Take up the little duties,
And do your best each day;
Look ever unto Jesus,
Be loyal, brave and true,
O do not disappoint Him,
Your Saviour counts on you.

Refrain:
Your Saviour counts on you,
Be loyal, brave and true;
O do not disappoint Him,
Your Saviour counts on you.

2 God gives to each a message,
Some truth the world should know,
Be pure in heart and purpose,
And live it as you go;
The Lord will be your helper,
There’s work for you to do,
O do not disappoint Him,
Your Saviour counts on you. [Refrain]

3 In trials and temptations
You’ll find Him always nigh,
Seek not in self to glory,
But lift the Christ on high;
Look up to God’s dear heaven,
And ev’ry vow renew,
O do not disappoint Him,
Your Saviour counts on you. [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #43

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. 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: Though weary and discouraged
Title: Your Savior counts on you
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: O do not disappoint him
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