Trust and Obey

Some of our old hymns and songs of the faith are being lost in this generation. Let us try to keep the messages alive with the old music along with the new. A great message in one of them is “Trust and Obey” was written by John H. Sammis in 1887. Read the words and you will not want this message to be lost:

1 When we walk with the Lord

in the light of his word,

what a glory he sheds on our way!

While we do his good will,

he abides with us still,

and with all who will trust and obey.

Refrain:

Trust and obey, for there’s no other way

to be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey.

2 Not a burden we bear,

not a sorrow we share,

but our toil he doth richly repay;

not a grief or a loss,

not a frown or a cross,

but is blest if we trust and obey. [Refrain]

3 But we never can prove

the delights of his love

until all on the altar we lay;

for the favor he shows,

for the joy he bestows,

are for them who will trust and obey. [Refrain]

4 Then in fellowship sweet

we will sit at his feet,

or we’ll walk by his side in the way;

what he says we will do,

where he sends we will go;

never fear, only trust and obey. [Refrain]

Job 36:11 If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

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