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Hold to God's Unchanging Hand

Time is filled with swift transition

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [Time is filled with swift transition]
Published in 81 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Time is filled with swift transition,
Naught of earth unmoved can stand,
Build your hopes on things eternal,
Hold to God’s unchanging hand.

Refrain:
Hold to God’s unchanging hand,
Hold to God’s unchanging hand;
Build your hopes on things eternal,
Hold to God’s unchanging hand.

2 Trust in Him who will not leave you,
Whatsoever years may bring,
If by earthly friends forsaken
Still more closely to Him cling. [Refrain]

3 Covet not this world’s vain riches
That so rapidly decay,
Seek to gain the heav’nly treasures,
They will never pass away. [Refrain]

4 When your journey is completed,
If to God you have been true,
Fair and bright the home in glory
Your enraptured soul will view. [Refrain]

Timeless Truths

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Time is filled with swift transition
Title: Hold to God's Unchanging Hand
Author: Jennie Wilson
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7.8.7
Language: English

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2500
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #404TextPage Scan
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #581
The Cyber Hymnal #2500TextScoreAudio
The New National Baptist Hymnal #248
This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #231TextPage Scan
Timeless Truths #530Text
Include 75 pre-1979 instances



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