Keep on Believing

When you feel weakest, dangers surround

Author: Lucy M. Booth
Tune: [When you feel weakest, dangers surround] (Booth)
Published in 29 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 When you feel weakest, dangers surround,
Subtle temptations, troubles abound,
Nothing seems hopeful, nothing seems glad,
All is despairing, everything sad:

Keep on believing, Jesus is near;
Keep on believing, there’s nothing to fear;
Keep on believing, this is the way;
Faith in the night as well as the day.

2 If all were easy, if all were bright,
Where would the cross be, and where the fight?
But in the hardness, God gives to you
Chances of proving that you are true.

3 God is your wisdom, God is your might,
God’s ever near you, guiding aright;
He understands you, knows all you need;
Trusting in him you’ll surely succeed.

4 Let us press on then, never despair,
Live above feeling, victory’s there;
Jesus can keep us so near to him
That nevermore our faith shall grow dim.

Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #773

Author: Lucy M. Booth

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Text Information

First Line: When you feel weakest, dangers surround
Title: Keep on Believing
Author: Lucy M. Booth
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Keep on believing, Jesus is near
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #773

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