1 Why, my soul, thus trembling ever?
Have no fear;
Christ is near;
Naught from thee can sever.
Heaven is thine, and Christ shall own thee:
Shall with triumph crown thee.
2 Painful cross if He should send me,
Shall I faint
Lest the grief should end me?
He hath borne the cross before me:
Soon no pain
Only peace be o'er me.
3 Hopeful, cheerful, and undaunted,
Who in Christ are planted:
Death itself cannot appall them:
When the voice
Of their Lord doth call them.
4 Death cannot destroy forever:
From our fears,
Cares and tears,
Soon shall it deliver.
Doors of grief and gloom it closes,
While the soul,
Free and whole,
With the saints reposes.
5 Lord, my Shepherd, take me to Thee!
I am Thine.
Thou art mine,
Even ere I knew Thee.
I am Thine, for Thou hast bought me:
Lost I stood,
But Thy blood
Free salvation brought me.
6 Thou art mine, and, for my guiding,
Be Thy bright
In my heart abiding!
Savior dear! let me, attaining
To Thy side,
With Thee ever reigning!
Source: The Lutheran Hymnary #342
|Instances (1 - 5 of 5)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Anglican Hymn Book #232||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever||866 D||1868|
|Book of Hymns for the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Wisconsin and Other States #d289||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever||Angelo A. Benson; Paul Gerhardt||1920|
|Book of Hymns for the joint Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and other states #d290||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever||Paul Gerhardt||1913|
|Chorals and Hymns, Ancient and Modern, Chiefly from the German #d45||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever||Angelo A. Benson; Paul Gerhardt||1862|
|The Lutheran Hymnary #342||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever?||Why, my soul, thus trembling ever?||[Why, my soul, thus trembling ever?]||P. Gerhardt||8, 3, 3, 6, 8, 8, 3, 3, 6.||1913||The Church Year | First Sunday after Easter; Cross and Comfort ||