Category Archives: Trust in God

I Worship Thee, Sweet Will Of God!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “The Will of God.” in that hymnal: I worship thee, sweet Will of God! And all thy … Continue reading

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Lord! We Sit And Cry To Thee

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for Quinquagesima Sunday. Lord! we sit and cry to Thee, Like … Continue reading

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O God Of Love, O King Of Peace

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O God of Love, O King of peace, Make wars throughout the world to cease; The wrath of sinful man restrain, Give peace, O … Continue reading

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God Of Our Life, To Thee We Call

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): God of our Life, to Thee we call, Afflicted at Thy Feet we fall; When the great water-floods prevail, Leave not our trembling hearts … Continue reading

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When In The Hour Of Utmost Need

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): When in the hour of utmost need We know not where to look for aid, When days and nights of anxious thought Nor help nor … Continue reading

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What Our Father Does Is Well

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): What our Father does is well; Blessèd truth His children tell! Though He send, for plenty, want, Though the harvest-store be scant, Yet we rest upon … Continue reading

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O Let Him, Whose Sorrow

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O let him, whose sorrow No relief can find, Trust in God, and borrow Ease for heart and mind. Where the mourner weeping Sheds the secret tear, … Continue reading

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