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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

Pierson, Arthur Tappan, D.D., was born in New York city, March 6, 1837, and educated at Hamilton College. He entered the Presbyterian ministry in 1830, and was pastor successively in Binghampton and in Waterford, New York, and Fort Street, Detroit; his last charge being the Bethany Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia. (Duffield's English Hymns, 1886, p. 576.) Dr. Pierson's hymns include:— 1. Once I was dead in sin. Praise for Salvation. 2. The Gospel of Thy grace. The Love of God in Christ. 3. To Thee, O God [Lord], we raise. Divine Beneficence. 4. With harps and with viols there stand a great throng. The New Song. Of these hymns, No. 3 is in Hymns and Songs of Praise, N. Y., 1874, and the Laudes Domini, N. Y., 1884;… 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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