Sunday, July 15, 2012

Day By Day

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Day by day, and with each passing moment,
Strength I find, to meet my trials here;
Trusting in my Father’s wise bestowment,
I’ve no cause for worry or for fear.
He Whose heart is kind beyond all measure
Gives unto each day what He deems best—
Lovingly, its part of pain and pleasure,
Mingling toil with peace and rest.

Every day, the Lord Himself is near me
With a special mercy for each hour;
All my cares He fain would bear, and cheer me,
He Whose Name is Counselor and Power.
The protection of His child and treasure
Is a charge that on Himself He laid;
“As thy days, thy strength shall be in measure,”
This the pledge to me He made.

Help me then in every tribulation
So to trust Thy promises, O Lord,
That I lose not faith’s sweet consolation
Offered me within Thy holy Word.
Help me, Lord, when toil and trouble meeting,
Ever to take, as from a father’s hand,
One by one, the days, the moments fleeting,
Till I reach the promised land.


Song: ‘Day By Day’
Written by Karolina W. Sandell-Berg in eighteen sixty five

9 comments:

  1. Love walk through the woods.

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  2. Thank you for posting this sweet friend...having one of those weary in well doing kind of weeks. Love you!

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  3. He is our Peace. That wood looks so inviting. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Beautiful and I'm singing that old hymn along with you! Thanks for popping in and seeing my little glitter houses.
    Be a sweetie,
    shelia ;O

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  5. What a sweet walk! Peace and Hope...all in our Lord! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  6. Love the words to this song! We used to sing it in church a lot but not so much anymore. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. That is beautiful, Dear. Thanks for your sweet visit. Your music is so lovely.

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  8. Hi Dear Adrienne! Oh, if I could walk in that lovely woods! I love this old hymn. Hope you're having a nice Sunday and you know I always love hearing from you.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  9. What a delight to meet you at Marilyn's blogger get-together on Sunday! My family enjoyed our travels in your beautiful part of Oregon.

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