When tempests of sorrow arise

When tempests of sorrow arise

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: ST. CLEMENTS (Shepperd)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When tempests of sorrow arise,
And the storm-cloud still heavily rolls,
A rainbow bends over the skies—
“In you patience possess ye your souls!”

Refrain:
Then with faith and with hope,
Let us patiently wait, let us patiently wait for the Lord;
He will guide, He will save,
If we fearlessly trust, if we fearlessly trust in His word!

2 When threatening foes shall assail,
Let us never give way to a fear;
He’ll suffer no ill to prevail
If we earnestly seek Him in prayer. [Refrain]

3 Then calmly we’ll keep on our way,
For the hand of our Saviour controls;
He sends us the message today—
“In your patience possess ye your souls!” [Refrain]

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #401

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: When tempests of sorrow arise
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Then with faith and with hope

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