He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God.@Psalm 40:3

Luther B. Bridgers, in The Revival No. 6, by Charles D. Tillman (Atlanta, Georgia: 1910), number 21 (🔊 pdf nwc). Bridgers wrote this song after a fire killed his wife and three sons.

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Luther B. Bridgers (1884-1948)

There’s within my heart a melody
Jesus whispers sweet and low,
Fear not, I am with thee, peace, be still,
In all of life’s ebb and flow.

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Jesus, Jesus, Jesus,
Sweetest name I know,
Fills my every longing,
Keeps me singing as I go.

All my life was wrecked by sin and strife,
Discord filled my heart with pain,
Jesus swept across the broken strings,
Stirred the slumbering chords again.

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Feasting on the riches of His grace,
Resting ’neath His sheltering wing,
Always looking on His smiling face,
That is why I shout and sing.

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Though sometimes He leads through waters deep,
Trials fall across the way,
Though sometimes the path seems rough and steep,
See His footprints all the way.

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Soon He’s coming back to welcome me,
Far beyond the starry sky;
I shall wing my flight to worlds unknown,
I shall reign with Him on high.

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