In heavenly love abiding

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In heavenly love abiding,
no change my heart shall fear,
and safe is such confiding,
for nothing changes here.  
The storm may roar without me,
my heart may low be laid,
but God is round about me,
and can I be dismayed?

Wherever he may guide me,
no want shall turn me back.  
My Shepherd is beside me,
and nothing can I lack.  
His wisdom ever waketh,
his sight is never dim,
he knows the way he taketh,
and I will walk with him.

Green pastures are before me,
which yet I have not seen.  
Bright skies will soon be over me,
where darkest clouds have been.  
My hope I cannot measure,
my path to life is free,
my Savior has my treasure,
and he will walk with me.

#613 in Hymnal: A Worship Book

Words:  Anna L. Waring, Hymns and Meditations, 1850
   Tune:  Felix Mendelssohn, Sechs Lieder, Op. 59, No. 3, 1843

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