I am with you always, even unto the end of the world.@Matthew 28:20

Flora Kirkland, in Hallowed Hymns, New and Old, edited by I. Allan Sankey (Chicago, Illinois: Biglow & Main, 1908), number 68.

Burundi George C. Stebbins, 1906 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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George C. Stebbins (1846-1945)

In the deep, deep waves of sorrow,
’Mid the strong, swift tides of grief;
Hark, a sound of heav’nly music,
Bringing sweet and sure relief!

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Precious music of the Bible!
Music saints and prophets heard!
Bringing hope in times of anguish;
Wondrous music of God’s Word!

Hear it singing, I am with thee!
Hear again! Be not afraid.
Canst thou fear, when He is near thee,
He, on whom thy trust is stayed?

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Doth thy way seem hedged about thee?
I will guide thee with Mine eye.
Do the cares of life perplex thee?
I will answer ere they cry.

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Art thou weary? Hark, the echo!
Come, thou weary one, to Me;
Art thou troubled for the future?
As thy days, thy strength shall be.

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