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I Will Never Leave Thee

When my sins as mountains rise

Author: Arthur T. Pierson
Tune: [When my sins as mountains rise]
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When my sins as mountains rise,
Saviour, be thou near me;
Wipe the tears from weeping eyes,
Comfort thou and cheer me.

Give me peace, Give me peace,
Then shall nothing grieve me:
Help me trust thy gracious word:
"I will never leave thee."

2 When, like gold in furnace tried,
Thou shalt purge and prove me,
With my Saviour at my side,
Sorrows shall not move me. [Refrain]

When I tread the vale of death,
Let not fears confound me:
May I yield my dying breath,
With thine arms around me. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #108

Author: Arthur T. Pierson

Rv Arthur Tappan Pierson DD USA 1837-1911. Born at New York City, NY, he professed faith in Christ at age 13 upon attending a Methodist revival meeting. He was educated at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, (1857), and Union Theological Seminary (1869). He married Sarah Frances Benedict in 1860, and they had seven children: Helen, Laura, Louise, Delavan, Farrand, Edith, and Anna. He entered Presbyterian ministry in 1860. He pastored successfully at the Congregational Church, Winsted, CT, (summers of 1859 & 1869), Binghampton, NY (1860-1863), Waterford, NY (1863-1869) Fort Street Presbyterian Church, Detroit, M (1869-1882)I, and at Bethany Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA (1883-1889), where he ran a missionary training school and de… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When my sins as mountains rise
Title: I Will Never Leave Thee
Author: Arthur T. Pierson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Give me peace, give me peace
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #10199
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The Cyber Hymnal #10199

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