'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus

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1 'Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus,
and to take him at his word;
just to rest upon his promise,
and to know, "Thus saith the Lord."

Refrain:
Jesus, Jesus, how I trust him!
How I've proved him o'er and o'er!
Jesus, Jesus, precious Jesus!
O for grace to trust him more!

2 O how sweet to trust in Jesus,
just to trust his cleansing blood;
and in simple faith to plunge me
neath the healing, cleansing flood! [Refrain]

3 Yes, 'tis sweet to trust in Jesus,
just from sin and self to cease;
just from Jesus simply taking
life and rest, and joy and peace. [Refrain]

United Methodist Hymnal, 1989

Author: Louisa M. R. Stead

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First Line: 'Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, And to take Him at His word
Title: 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
Author: Louisa M. R. Stead (1882)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus, Jesus, how I trust him!
Copyright: Public Domain

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