Lyrics The Christian Hymn Book

How Firm A Foundation

Song How Firm A Foundation
Album The Christian Hymn Book
Genre Traditional Christian Hymns
Writer(s) A. Campbell And Others
Publisher / Copyrights
Tags How Firm A Foundation
Theme(s) The New Life Trust And Joy
Scripture Reference(s)
CCLI Song No

How Firm A Foundation, You Saints Of The Lord,
Is Laid For Your Faith In His Excellent Word!
What More Can He Say Than To You He Has Said,
You Who Unto Jesus For Refuge Have Fled?

In Every Condition, In Sickness, In Health,
In Poverty’s Vale, Or Abounding In Wealth;
At Home And Abroad, On The Land, On The Sea,
As Your Days May Demand, So Your Succor Shall Be.

Fear Not I Am With You; O Be Not Dismayed!
I, I Am Your God, And Will Still Give You Aid;
I’ll Strengthen You, Help You, And Cause You To Stand,
Upheld By My Righteous, Omnipotent Hand.

When Through The Deep Waters I Cause You To Go,
The Rivers Of Sorrow Shall Not You Overflow;
For I Will Be With You, Your Troubles To Bless,
And Sanctify To You Your Deepest Distress.

When Through Fiery Trials Your Pathway Shall Lie,
My Grace, All-Sufficient, Shall Be Your Supply:
The Flame Shall Not Hurt You: I Only Design
Your Dross To Consume, And Your Gold To Refine.

Even Down To Old Age All My People Shall Prove
My Sovereign, Eternal, Unchangeable Love;
And When Hoary Hairs Shall Their Temples Adorn,
Like Lambs They Shall Still In My Bosom Be Borne.

The Soul That On Jesus Has Leaned For Repose,
I Will Not, I Cannot, Desert To His Foes;
That Soul, Though All Hell Should Endeavour To Shake,
I’ll Never No, Never No, Never Forsake!

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