In God Will I Trust

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1 In God will I trust, though my counselors say,
O flee as a bird to your mountain away;
The wicked are strong and the righteous are weak,
Foundations are shaken, yet God will I seek.

2 The Lord in His temple shall ever abide;
His throne is eternal, whatever betide.
The children of me He beholds from on high,
The wicked to punish, the righteous to try.

3 The Lord is most righteous, the Lord loves the right,
the evil He hates and will surely requite;
The wicked His anger sill drive from their place,
The upright in rapture shall gaze on His face.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

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First Line: In God will I trust, though my counselors say
Title: In God Will I Trust
Language: English



The anonymous tune FOUNDATION first appeared in Joseph Funk's A Compilation of Genuine Church Music (1832) as a setting for this text (there it was called PROTECTION). The tune was also published with the text in Southern Harmony and Sacred Harp. The ancestors of Joseph Funk (b. Lancaster County, PA…

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