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No word has failed

Through all my life, the hand of God has led me

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Tune: [Through all my life the hand of God has led me]
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1 Thro’ all my life the hand of God has led me,
His loving care has compassed all my way;
Thro’ sunny days, or hours of dread and danger,
In his strong arms I’ve rested day by day.

O who can tell what joy awaits the faithful,
Unmeasured glory fills eternity.
We prove the past, and trust the coming future,
No word shall fail that he has promised me.

2 No chilling doubt has made the shadows deeper,
And, looking back, his faithfulness I see;
The passing years reveal his love and wisdom;
No word has failed that he has promised me. [Refrain]

3 When cruel sin assailed me with temptation,
And evil forces sough to win my soul,
In my distress I claimed his love and mercy,
The Great Physician came and made me whole. [Refrain]

4 There is no joy so full of holy rapture,
As that which seals a pardon full and free;
That joy the Savior grants to all who seek him;
No word has failed that he has promised me. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #178

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith

Lanta Wilson Smith was born July 19, 1856 at Castine, Maine, and died October 19, 1939 at Taunton, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of a Methodist minister, William J. Wilson, and his wife Sedelia Follett. Her father belonged to the Maine, and later the East Maine Conferences from 1846 until 1866, when he with his family traveled in a covered wagon to the west, where he served as minister in Nebraska and Dakota. Later he returned to New England and founded out his sixty-four years in the ministry at an appointment in Hingham, Massachusetts. From her early childhood Lanta sang and played the organ in church and Sunday school wherever her father was located. When seventeen she attended Bucksport Seminary, Maine, where she received som… Go to person page >

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First Line: Through all my life, the hand of God has led me
Title: No word has failed
Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Refrain First Line: O who can tell what joy awaits


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