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From: Tim Felten email@example.com WORDS: Paul Gerhardt(1607-1676); translated by John Wesley(1703-1791), and others MUSIC: William H. Walter(1825-1893) capo on 3rd fret PUT THOU THY TRUST IN GOD VERSE 1: D G C Put thou thy trust in God, A7 D In duty's path go on; G C A7 D Walk in His strength with faith and hope, C D7 G So shall thy work be done. VERSE 2: Commit thy ways to him, thy works into his hands, and rest on his unchanging word, who heaven and earth commands. VERSE 3: Though years on years roll on, his covenant shall endure; though clouds and darkness hide his path, the promised grace is sure. VERSE 4: Give to the winds thy fears; hope, and be undismayed: God hears thy sighs and counts thy tears; God shall lift up thy head. VERSE 5: Through waves and clouds and storms his power will clear thy way: wait thou his time; the darkest night shall end in brightest day. VERSe 6: Leave to his sovereign sway to choose and to command; so shalt thou, wondering, own his way, how wise, how strong his hand.Home