Because He Promises Me

When I am passing through waters chill

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [When I am passing through waters chill]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When I am passing thro’ waters chill,
When painful trials I see,
I know my Savior upholds me still,
Because he promises me.

Refrain:
Because he promises me,
Because he promises me;
Whatever o’ertake me,
He’ll never forsake me,
Because he promises me.

2 In times of sorrow and sore distress,
He hears and answers my plea;
My loving Savior is glad to bless,
Because he promises me. [Refrain]

3 Whatever troubles my life befall,
My “present help” he will be;
His love will carry me safe thro’ all,
Because he promises me. [Refrain]

4 I give to Jesus my ev’ry care,
From anxious thought I am free;
Assured that he will my burdens bear,
Because he promises me. [Refrain]


Source: Songs for Work and Worship #42

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) See also Mrs. Frank A. Breck. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When I am passing through waters chill
Title: Because He Promises Me
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Refrain First Line: Because he promises me
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

All Hail #d219

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Evangelistic Edition of Heavenly Sunlight #31

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Hymns that Help #62

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Songs for Work and Worship #42

Songs of Conquest No. l #d106

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The Master's Call #62

The Phonograph in Song #d89

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