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Trust in God

Whether with the few or many

Author: W. P. Balfern
Tune: [Whether with the few or many]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Whether with the few or many
Ever working for the Lord,
Do your best and never falter,
Ever leaning on His word,
Are you in the midst of conflict,
Full of trouble and unrest?
Sorrow will not last forever,—
Trust in God and do your best.

Trust in God, and do your best,
Trust in God, and do your best,
Do your best, and never falter,
Ever leaning on His word,
Trust in God, and do your best.

2 Do your best in joy or sorrow,
Do your best by night or day,
Do your best in strength or weakness,
Heed not what the world may say;
See the Master ever working
Ever at His best was He;
Thor’ His cries and tears and bleeding,—
To the last He toiled for thee. [Refrain]

3 Sun and stars and trees and flowers,
Flowing streams and boundless sea,
Ever work to cheer and help us,—
Do their best, their service free;
Do your best thro’ Time’s thick darkness,
And the best your eyes shall see;
When the Lord and prince of workers
Comes again, He’ll welcome thee. [Refrain]

Source: Sunshine: songs for Sunday schools #72

Author: W. P. Balfern

Balfern, William Poole, born in 1818, at Hammersmith; entered the Baptist Ministry in 1848; and has laboured chiefly in the suburbs of London, and in Brighton. Mr. Balfern is the author of Glimpses of Jesus and other prose works of similar character, has been a frequent contributor to Religious Periodicals, and has published the following vols. of poetry:— (1) The Beauty of the Great King, and other Poems, 1871, Lond., Passmore and Alabaster. (2) Lyrics for the Heart, 1876. (Same publishers) (3) Hymns of the Passion, 1882, Lond., Nelson and Sons. (4) Pilgrim Chimes for the Weeks of the Year, 1881, is a selection from Mr. Balfern's poems made and published by Rev. Chas. Bullock. Mr. Balfern's hymns have appeared in the Baptist Hymnal… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Whether with the few or many
Title: Trust in God
Author: W. P. Balfern
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Trust in God, and do your best
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

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Bright Light #34

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Salvation Songs #198

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Sixty Scripture Songs #62

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Special Songs #116

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Sunshine #72

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