You may ask Me for anything in My name, and I will do it.@John 14:13
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Civilla D. Martin (1866-1948)

Civilla D. Martin, 1904; first appeared in Songs of Redemption and Praise, by John A. Davis, 1905.

I was confined to a sick bed in a Bible school in Lestershire [now Johnson City], New York. My husband was spending several weeks at the school, making a songbook for the president of the school. God Will Take Care of You was written one Sunday afternoon while my husband went to a preaching appointment. When he returned I gave the words to him. He immediately sat down to his little Bilhorn organ and wrote the music. That evening he and two of the teachers sang the completed song. It was then printed in the songbook he was compiling for the school.

This song is credited for transforming the life of James Cash Penney, founder of the American department store chain J. C. Penney. He heard it one morning in the chapel of the Kellogg Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan, where he had been hospitalized with a severe case of shingles, as well as exhaustion and depression.

W. Stillman Martin (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Stillman Martin (1862-1935)

Be not dismayed whate’er betide,
God will take care of you;
Beneath His wings of love abide,
God will take care of you.

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God will take care of you,
Through every day, over all the way;
He will take care of you,
God will take care of you.

Through days of toil when heart doth fail,
God will take care of you;
When dangers fierce your path assail,
God will take care of you.

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All you may need He will provide,
God will take care of you;
Nothing you ask will be denied,
God will take care of you.

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No matter what may be the test,
God will take care of you;
Lean, weary one, upon His breast,
God will take care of you.

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