Both riches and honor come of Thee, and Thou reignest over all; and in Thine hand is power and might; and in Thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.@1 Chronicles 29:12
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J. Lincoln Hall (1866–1930)

Salathial C. Kirk, in Songs of Love Divine, edited by C. Austin Miles, C. Harold Lowden & Alfred Judson (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack, 1906), number 87.

La Rioja J. Lincoln Hall, 1906 (🔊 pdf nwc). Some hymnals show the composer as Alfred Judson, one of Hall’s pseudonyms.

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Salathial C. Kirk (1845–ca. 1917)

In land or store I may be poor;
My place unknown, my name obscure;
Of this I have the witness sure;
O bless the Lord, I’ve Jesus!

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What tho’ the world its gifts deny,
I’ve riches more than gold can buy—
The key to treasures in the sky!
O bless the Lord, I’ve Jesus!

On life’s rough sea how frail my bark!
But in the storm and densest dark
I have a safe and trusted Ark;
O bless the Lord, ’tis Jesus!

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When shadows deep around me fall,
And gloom and fear my soul enthrall,
There is an arm beneath them all;
O bless the Lord, ’tis Jesus!

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Soon will this fleeting life be o’er:
O then, upon the other shore
I’ll be with Him forevermore,
Forevermore with Jesus.

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