Scripture Verse

I the Lord…will hold your hand, and will keep you.@Isaiah 42:6
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Fanny Crosby
(1820–1915)

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, in Sac­red Songs No. 2, by Ira San­key et al. (New York: Big­low & Main, 1899).

Music: Bar­ba­dos Ira D. San­key (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Ira D. Sankey
(1840–1908)

I know Thy hand upholdeth me,
My Savior and my God;
And step by step I’ll follow Thee
Where’er Thy feet have trod.

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I know in whom I have believed,
And, knowing, I am blest;
Thou art the anchor of my soul—
In Thee my hope shall rest.

I know Thy hand upholdeth me,
When doubt and danger near
Would tempt me from the narrow way,
Or fill my heart with fear.

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I know Thy hand upholdeth me,
And will in safety keep
My trusting heart, though I may pass
Through waters dark and deep.

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I know Thy hand upholdeth me,
And will my soul defend;
Sufficient is Thy grace, O Lord,
To keep me to the end.

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