'Tis so Sweet to Trust in Jesus

The lyrics of this hymn were written by Louisa Stead (1850-1917) and first published in Songs of Triumph in 1882.

With a meter of 87.87, the usual tune is TRUST IN JESUS by William J. Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)

A number of contemporary Christian artists have also recorded and performed this hymn, including Amy Grant,Casting Crowns and Sealah.



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1. 'Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus,
And to take him at his word;
Just to rest upon his promise,
And to know, "Thus saith the Lord."

Refrain:
Jesus, Jesus, how I trust him!
How I've proved him o'er and o'er!\
Jesus, Jesus, precious Jesus!
O for grace to trust him more!


2. O how sweet to trust in Jesus,
Just to trust his cleansing blood;
And in simple faith to plunge me
'Neath the healing, cleansing flood!

3. Yes, 'tis sweet to trust in Jesus,
Just from sin and self to cease;
Just from Jesus simply taking
Life and rest, and joy and peace.

4. I'm so glad I learned to trust thee,
Precious Jesus, Savior, friend;
And I know that thou art with me,
Wilt be with me to the end.

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