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When the shadows thickly gather

When the shadows thickly gather

Author: Kate Ulmer
Tune: [When the shadows thickly gather]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1. When the shadows thickly gather,
Clouding all thy onward way,
Think not what shall be tomorrow;
Seek God’s help just for today.

Refrain
Step by step He leads me onward,
Step by step the way reveals;
But what in the future lieth,
In His mercy He conceals.

2. Should the coming days bring burdens,
Or be fraught with grief or care,
Trust Him in the hour of trial,
He will make thee strong to bear. [Refrain]

3. Daily strength He ever giveth,
For each day rich grace bestows;
And each morrow, as it dawneth,
Still His lovingkindness shows. [Refrain]

4. Then why should we shrink or falter
When the onward path looks dim,
Knowing light will never fail us
While we walk by faith with Him? [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6333

Author: Kate Ulmer

Born in Pennsylvania, lived in Dauphin County Pennsylvania with her husband Benjamin E. Ulmer. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the shadows thickly gather
Author: Kate Ulmer
Refrain First Line: Step by step He leads me onward

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6333
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)



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