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God will help thee

Whatsoever be thy grief, God will help thee to endure

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [Whatsoever be thy grief]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Whatsoever be thy grief,
God will help thee to endure,
Only trust Him and believe,
All His promises are sure.

He will help thee, He will help thee,
Yield to Him and never fear;
Give Him all thy doubts and troubles,
He will all thy pleadings hear.

2 God will help thee evermore,
If thou trusting lift thine eyes,
He will bear thee safely o’er,
All that here thy spirit tries. [Refrain]

3 Let this promise cheer thy heart,
He will help and comfort thee,
Never let thy hope depart,
Evermore thy friend will be. [Refrain]

4 God will help thee day by day,
We can nevermore forget,
Though the shadows cloud thy way,
He will guard and guide thee yet. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #236

Author: Ida L. Reed

Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Ar­den, Bar­bour Coun­ty, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: Ju­ly 8, 1951, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Buried: Eb­e­nez­er Meth­odi­st Church, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Reed is said to have writ­ten 2,000 hymns in her life­time. In 1939, the Amer­i­can So­ci­e­ty of Com­pos­ers, Au­thors and Pub­lish­ers re­cog­nized her "sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can mu­sic" by award­ing her a small "week­ly bo­nus." Lyrics-- After the Storm Is Over All in Thy Hands I Leave, Dear Lord All in thy Hands I Leave, Dear Lord All the Pen­nies Ga­thered Are Thy Days Full Oft­en Drear Are You Cling­ing Close to Je­sus… Go to person page >

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First Line: Whatsoever be thy grief, God will help thee to endure
Title: God will help thee
Author: Ida L. Reed