We Hope in Thee, O God!   1 comment

Above:  Evening Sun

Image in the Public Domain

Text by Marianne Hearn (1834-1909)

Hymn Source = The Methodist Hymnal (1905), Methodist Episcopal Church and Methodist Episcopal Church, South


We hope in thee, O God!

The day wears on to night;

Thick shadows lie across our world,

In thee alone is night.


We hope in thee, O God!

The fading time is here,

But thou abidest strong and true

Though all things disappear.


We hope in thee, O God!

Our joys go one by one,

But lonely hearts can rest in thee,

When all beside is gone.


We hope in thee, O God!

Hope fails us otherwise;

But since thou art in all that is,

Peace takes the hand of care.


We hope in thee, O God!

In whom none hope in vain;

We cling to thee in love and trust,

And joy succeeds to pay.

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