F. A. Blackmer

ONCE I thought I walked with Jesus,

Yet such changeful feelings had;

Sometimes trusting, sometimes doubting,

Sometimes joyful, sometimes sad.

Oh, the peace the Saviour gives!

Peace I never knew before;

And my way has brighter grown

Since I’ve learned to trust Him more.


But He called me closer to Him,

Bade my doubting, fearing, cease;

And when I had fully yielded,

Filled my soul with perfect peace.


Now I’m trusting every moment,

Nothing less can be enough;

And the Saviour bears me gently

O’er those places once so rough.


Day be day my soul He’s keeping

By His wondrous power within;

And my heart is full of singing

To my Saviour from all sin.


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