Hold to God's Unchanging Hand

Time is filled with swift transition

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [Time is filled with swift transition]
Published in 75 hymnals

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1 Time is filled with swift transition,
Naught of earth unmoved can stand,
Build your hopes on things eternal,
Hold to God’s unchanging hand.

Hold to God’s unchanging hand,
Hold to God’s unchanging hand;
Build your hopes on things eternal,
Hold to God’s unchanging hand.

2 Trust in Him who will not leave you,
Whatsoever years may bring,
If by earthly friends forsaken
Still more closely to Him cling. [Refrain]

3 Covet not this world’s vain riches
That so rapidly decay,
Seek to gain the heav’nly treasures,
They will never pass away. [Refrain]

4 When your journey is completed,
If to God you have been true,
Fair and bright the home in glory
Your enraptured soul will view. [Refrain]

Timeless Truths

Author: Jennie Wilson

Jennie Bain Wilson, 1857-1913 Born: 1857, on a Farm Near South Whitley, Indiana. Died: Cir­ca 1913. Afflicted with a spin­al con­di­tion at age four, Wil­son spent her life in a wheel chair. She ne­ver at­tend­ed school, but was ed­u­cat­ed at home. She is said to have writ­ten over 2,200 texts. Lyrics-- Across the Plains of Time We Hear Afar from Earth Is a Sum­mer Land After the Con­flict Is Over After the Life-Paths After the Toi­ling of Time After While, All the Sor­rows Air of Death Breathes Through Our Souls, The All Along the Way to Hap­py Lands Above All the Sha­dows of Time All the Way Through This Life Always Abound­ing in Work Are You a Sol­… Go to person page >

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First Line: Time is filled with swift transition
Title: Hold to God's Unchanging Hand
Author: Jennie Wilson
Language: English



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