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Lily of the ValleyThe Lily of the Valley

I have found a friend in Jesus,
He's everything to me,
He's the fairest of ten thousand to my soul;
The Lily of the Valley, in Him alone I see
All I need to cleanse and make me fully whole.

In sorrow He's my comfort,  
In trouble He's my stay,  
He tells me every care on Him to roll,  
He's the Lily of the valley, the bright and Morning Star,  
He's the fairest of ten thousand to my soul.  

He all my grief has taken,
And all my sorrows borne;
In temptation He's my strong and mighty tower;
I have all for Him forsaken, and all my idols torn
From my heart, and now he keeps me by His power.

Tho' all the world forsake me,
And Satan tempts me sore,
Thro' Jesus I shall safely reach the goal,
He's the Lily of the valley, the bright and Morning Star,
He's the fairest of ten thousand to my soul.

He will never, never leave me,
Nor yet forsake me here,
While I live by faith and do His blessed will;
A wall of fire about me, I've nothing now to fear,
With His manna He my hungry soul shall fill.

Then sweeping up to glory, 
To see His blessed face,
Where rivers of delight shall ever roll,
He's the Lily of the valley, the bright and Morning Star,
He's the fairest of ten thousand to my soul.

By Charles W. Fry

 

Under His Wings

Under His wings, I am safely abiding,
Though the night deepens and tempests are wild;
Still I can trust Him-- I know He will keep me,
He has redeemed me and I am His child.

Under His wings, what a refuge in sorrow!
How the heart yearningly turns to His rest!
Often when earth has no balm for my healing,
There I find comfort and there I am blest!

Under His wings, O what precious enjoyment!
There will I hide 'til life's trials are o'er;
Sheltered, protected, no evil can harm me,
Resting in Jesus I'm safe evermore.

Refrain:

Under His wings, under His wings,
Who from His love can sever?
Under His wings my soul shall abide,
Safely abide forever.  

By Ira D. Sankey

 

Jesus! What a Friend for Sinners

Jesus! what a friend for sinners!
Jesus! Lover of my soul!
Friends may fail me, foes assail me,
He, my Savior, makes me whole.

Jesus! what a strength in weakness!
Let me hide myself in Him;
Tempted, tried, and sometimes failing,
He, my strength, my victory wins.

Jesus! what a help in sorrow!
While the billows o'er me roll;
Even when my heart is breaking,
He, my comfort, helps my soul.

Jesus! what a guide and keeper!
While the tempest still is high;
Storms about me, night o'ertakes me,
He, my pilot, hears my cry.

Jesus! I do now receive Him,
More than all in Him I find;
He hath granted me forgiveness,
I am His, and He is mine.

Refrain:

Hallelujah! what a Savior!
Hallelujah! what a friend!
Saving, helping, keeping, loving,
He is with me to the end.

By J. Wilbur Chapman

 

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