This Episode's ArtistWendell KimbroughLinks: YouTube | Website | Twitter | Facebook | bandcamp
Thanks to Robert J. MorganAs always, I want to thank Pastor Robert J Morgan for giving his permission to use his books Then Sings My Soul volumes 1 and 2 as the source material for Lifespring! HymnStories. Without that, this show might not exist. Check out his books here, or wherever books are sold.
LyricsWords: KMusic: Early American Melody
1 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,to you who for refuge to Jesus have fled?
2 "Fear not, I am with you, O be not dismayed;for 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.
3 "When through the deep waters I call you to go,the rivers of sorrow shall not overflow;for I will be with you, your troubles to bless,and sanctify to you your deepest distress.
4 "When through fiery trials your pathway shall lie,my grace, all-sufficient, shall be your supply;the flame shall not hurt you; I only designyour dross to consume and your gold to refine.
5 "E'en down to old age all my people shall provemy sovereign, eternal, unchangeable love;and when hoary hairs shall their temples adorn,like lambs they shall still in my bosom be borne.
6 "The soul that on Jesus has leaned for repose,I will not, I will not desert to his foes;that soul, though all hell should endeavor to shake,I'll never, no never, no never forsake."