The New Year

I timidly step in the darkness ahead Looking back on the year that my Saviour has led I timidly step in the darkness ahead Looking back on the year that my Saviour has led So unknown, so untried, doth the new year appear That I step on the threshold with shrinking and fear My child, […]

The Rock

Oh Rock within the raging storm, I cling to Thee though spent and worn, Oh Rock within the raging storm I cling to Thee though spent and worn Ah lift me up, reach out to me That I might rest myself on Thee. ~ Jenny Daniel

In the Potter’s Hands

'Tis marvelous that I may lie, Within the potters hands, 'Tis marvelous that I may lie, Within the potters hands, That he can form and fashion me, According to his plan. ~ Jenny Daniel

The Best of the Flock

I ask for the best of the flock, dear child The offering you give Me I ask for the best of the flock, dear child The offering you give Me But what is this weak and puny lamb Upon the altar I see? For the world outside, you present your best Not a bit from […]

I Need Thee Lord

To steer my craft Amid lifes stormy sea To steer my craft Amid lifes stormy sea To safely reach That higher destiny Where sorrows cease And loved ones wait ashore Dark nights ahead The lighthouse dim to me Uncertain–scared I give this craft to Thee Thou long ago Life’s sorrows braved And safely crossed Each […]

The March of Faith

The march of faith doth rhythmically move on Down ages dark and turbulent it’s gone “…Let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith” –Hebrews 12:1, 2 The march of faith doth rhythmically move on Down ages dark and turbulent it’s gone […]

Trust Me, My Child

This year ahead lies in His Hand For thee, His child, the path is planned This year ahead lies in His Hand For thee, His child, the path is planned His whispering voice in love doth say Trust Me, My child, to lead the way Each day I have a work for thee Your mundane […]

Every Part of Thee

There were so many little things I gave up Lord to Thee “Present your bodies…a living sacrifice” Romans 12:1.2 There were so many little things I gave up Lord to Thee Somehow I felt I’d sacrificed What was required of me But then I read Thy word anew Which said so tenderly My child, I […]

He Knoweth Best

Storms gather, skies darken Hopes light grows dim Storms gather, skies darken Hopes light grows dim Timid, I step ahead Leaning on Him. Tender His voice whispers Sweet in my ear ‘Dear sinking child of mine Hark I am here’ Weary and woe begone Everything lost Resting, refreshed in Him He bears the cost Weak, […]

His Loving Care

His loving care-a mantle tender warm To brave the roughest seas, the fiercest storm His loving care-a mantle tender warm To brave the roughest seas, the fiercest storm His loving care-when all seems gone astray And every fibre cries-too much to-day! His loving care? Yet tears flow through the night When all seems dark and […]

He’ll lead You Through Darkness

When the night is endless And light is never more When the night is endless And light is never more He’ll lead you through the darkness And to the morrow’s door He’ll whisper words of comfort And stirring words of hope And so on firmer, surer feet On Him, you’ll lean and cope I’ll never, […]

I Do Not Know the Answer

I do not know the answer Perplexed I turn to Thee I do not know the answer Perplexed I turn to Thee A maelstrom of conflictings No hope to struggle free! I fling myself upon Thee I cling with waning strength I will not be abandoned Nothing my grip shall wrench A weaned child with […]

Hold Fast

Hold on dear child to all My Word doth say Hold fast dear child, to keep within the way   Hold on dear child to all My Word doth say Hold fast dear child, to keep within the way The Word of God thy only guide and stay For ‘it’ the world did many a […]

A Partial Offering

We sometimes think the sacrifice Of many a mundane thing Will satisfy a jealous God — A partial offering. Yet Jesus came to give His all, His life on Calvary — How can I come and say to God Take only part of me? My all within His loving Hands To do with what He […]