Sometimes the child of God feels discouraged, fearing he'll fold under the weight of his trials. But we need never be afraid, for we have the Author's promise that he will help us.
God is our Friend, He is on our side, and He will guide us to a joyful end.
* Text: Katharina von Schlegel, 1752; trans. by Jane Borthwick, 1855 (Ps. 46:10)
Music: Jean Sibelius, 1899