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Be not afraid

When the way seems dark and drear

Author: C. A. Shaw
Tune: [When the way seems dark and drear]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the way seems dark and drear,
And thy soul is filled with fear,
What a refuge strong is found in Jesus;
Never let thy faith grow dim;
Trust thy all in all to him;
What a refuge strong is found in Jesus.

Refrain:
He has promised to be with us unto the end,
Be not afraid, be not afraid,
Every trial draws him nearer, his aid to lend,
Be not dismayed, be not dismayed.

2 When the clouds so intervene
That no star of hope is seen,
What a refuge strong is found in Jesus;
Fly to him in earnest pray’r,
Seek his wealth of loving care;
What a refuge strong is found in Jesus. [Refrain]

3 When our earthly comforts fail,
And the foes of life prevail,
What a refuge strong is found in Jesus;
Then beneath his banner true
We may all our foes subdue;
What a refuge strong is found in Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: United Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies and other Church Services #38

Author: C. A. Shaw

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Text Information

First Line: When the way seems dark and drear
Title: Be not afraid
Author: C. A. Shaw
Refrain First Line: Ye shall seek me and find me

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Choice Hymns No. 1 #66

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United Praise #38

Uplifting Songs, New and Old #d201

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