With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: 'Tis So Sweet

Sunday, August 23, 2015

'Tis So Sweet

Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him
Proverbs 30:5

'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
Louisa M. R. Stead, 1882

’Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus,
Just to take Him at His Word;
Just to rest upon His promise,
And to know, “Thus saith the Lord!”
Jesus, Jesus, how I trust Him!
How I’ve proved Him o’er and o’er;
Jesus, Jesus, precious Jesus!
Oh, for grace to trust Him more!
Oh, how sweet to trust in Jesus,
Just to trust His cleansing blood;
And in simple faith to plunge me
’Neath the healing, cleansing flood!
Yes, ’tis sweet to trust in Jesus,
Just from sin and self to cease;
Just from Jesus simply taking
Life and rest, and joy and peace.
I’m so glad I learned to trust Thee,
Precious Jesus, Savior, Friend;
And I know that Thou art with me,
Wilt be with me to the end.


Dawn said...

Love this post!

Gayle's Profile said...

A favorite hymn of mine, and an encouragement to me today. We can trust him in every season of our lives. Blessings to you.

My Recent Favorite Books said...

Thank you for sharing these words and lovely photo! They are a blessing to me today.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Catherine said...

Very comforting and true. xo Catherine

Ann said...

so very pretty

Debbie Petras said...

I was singing along. Love this hymn and the words. You always create the best images.

Blessings and love,

Nancy's Notes said...

One of my favorite hymns! Words comforting and profound.
Hugs and blessings,

Cathy McInnes said...

One of my favorite hymns and just exactly what I needed to read today! Thank you for the sweet reminder! You have a great blog and I an now following you and looking forward to seeing more of your journey!

Debby Ray said...

Gorgeous photo and one of my most favorite hymns....beautiful post on this Sunday :)


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