The burden of my fear and sin

The burden of my fear and sin

Author: James M. Gray
Tune: [The burden of my fear and sin]
Published in 18 hymnals

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1 The burden of my fear and sin
On Christ by faith I roll;
And now I have His peace within
And vict'ry in my soul.

There’s victory in my soul,
Victory in my soul;
I grasp the promises by faith, -
There’s victory
Vict'ry in my soul.

2 I know there is a test for me,
A battle to be won;
But God ensures the victory
Before it is begun. [Chorus]

3 On battlefields of long ago,
When saints have drawn the sword,
Their strength did not o’ercome the foe,
But - trusting in the Lord. [Chorus]

4 While leaning on His arm alone
I cannot know defeat;
The glory shall be all His own
When vict'ry is complete. [Chorus]

5 E’en death itself I do not fear
Since Christ hath borne its sting;
His presence thro' the valley drear
Will help us then to sing. [Chorus]

Source: Tabernacle Hymns Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #7

Author: James M. Gray

Born: May 11, 1851, New York City. Died: September 21, 1935, Passavant Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, New York City. Gray accepted Christ at age 22. He was educated at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine (Doctor of Divinity), and the University of Des Moines, Iowa (Doctor of Laws). In 1879 he became Rector of the First Reformed Episcopal Church in Boston, Massachusetts, where he served 14 years. He then became dean (1904-25) and president (1925-34) of the Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois, and directed publication of four editions (1921-28) of the Voice of Thanksgiving, official hymnal of the Institute. A conservative theologian, Gray was one of seven editors of the popular Scofield Reference Bible. He was… Go to person page >

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First Line: The burden of my fear and sin
Author: James M. Gray
Refrain First Line: There's victory in my soul



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