Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.@Isaiah 41:10
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H. A. César Malan (1787-1864)

H. A. César Malan, Chants de Sion 1832, number 95 (Comme en un Bois Épais, et Sous un Noir Ombrage). Translated from French to English by Jane E. Arnold.

James McGranahan, 1884 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James McGranahan (1840-1907)

O Christian trav’ler, fear no more
The storms which round thee spread;
Nor yet the noontide’s sultry beams
On thy defenseless head.

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Fear thou not, for I am with thee:
Be not dismayed, for I am thy God;
Fear thou not, for I am with thee:
Be not dismayed, for I am thy God.

Thy Savior, who upon the cross
Thy full redemption paid,
Will not from thee, His ransomed one,
Withhold His promised aid.

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A safe retreat and hiding place
Thy Savior will provide;
And sorrow cannot fill thy heart,
While sheltered at His side.

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No, in thy darkest days on earth,
When every joy seems flown,
Believer, thou shalt never tread
The toilsome way alone.

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