Day by day

 

 

 

 

Day by day, and with each passing moment,

Strength I find, to meet my trials here;

Trusting in my Fatherís wise bestowment,

Iíve no cause for worry or for fear.

He Whose heart is kind beyond all measure

Gives unto each day what He deems bestó

Lovingly, its part of pain and pleasure,

Mingling toil with peace and rest.

 

Every day, the Lord Himself is near me

With a special mercy for each hour;

All my cares He fain would bear, and cheer me,

He Whose Name is Counselor and Power;

The protection of His child and treasure

Is a charge that on Himself He laid;

ďAs thy days, thy strength shall be in measure,Ē

This the pledge to me He made.

 

Help me then in every tribulation

So to trust Thy promises, O Lord,

That I lose not faithís sweet consolation

Offered me within Thy holy Word.

Help me, Lord, when toil and trouble meeting,

Ever to take, as from a fatherís hand,

One by one, the days, the moments fleeting,

Till I reach the promised land.

 

 

 

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