“Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in everything; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18). Call out to him through worship and prayer. Into this poor heart of mine; If there is one lesson I want to share with you, it’s that God can be trusted in the favorable and unfavorable seasons of life. 3:00 PREVIEW I Walk in Danger All the Way. CH-2) Brightly does His Spirit shine Into this poor heart of mine; While He leads I cannot fall; Trusting Jesus, that is all. In effect, we choose God over self. Trusting him whate’er befall. One of the hardest ideas for me to consider is how God can take grief and turn all the pain around into something beneficial. Whether you see them as literal or metaphorical angels, God uses people to set us on the right course especially when we began straying too far away. 5:7). 2015 Preview SONG TIME The Lord's My Shepherd, I'll Not Want. Have you ever felt alone, disconnected from God and people, and then someone comes along and says the perfect words to rekindle your spirit? When we do though, the reward is peace of mind (Philippians 4:7). As I heard during a church service recently, “All loss is loss.” The guest pastor stood on stage speaking about the recent and sudden death of his wife. Refrain. Letting go and letting God can be very difficult. Singing if my way is clear, He doesn’t take a vacation from taking care of us. Here are 10 hymns and songs for trusting God in the midst of grief. 3. Photo Credit: © Getty Images/Splash of Photography. This is a song that celebrates the season after the storm,  when the crux of the pain has faded. 4 I am trusting you to guide me; You alone shall lead, Ev'ry day and hour supplying All my need. "Trusting Him whate'er befall - trusting Jesus, that is all! A separate copy of this score must be purchased for each choir member. Thus, nothing happens to us without His knowing. Jesus foretold that we would suffer in this world. The hymns and songs that I selected had to be doctrinally sound, and appropriate for worship with a God-centered worldview. Trusting now. Trusting Him while life shall last, Grief can often feel like the winter season. All My Help Comes from the Lord “When I am weak, he gives me strength. Support Option Ultrasound! Sometimes maintaining faith feels like a battle. Trusting Jesus, that is all. This song encourages me to trust in the Lord every time hopelessness sets in. Trusting as the days go by. This is a hymn that is completely American in background. Do it again – Elevation Worship. There are some people who try to minimize their loss by ignoring their feelings, or self-medicating. No matter where we are in the stages of grief, keeping our connection with God alive is vital. Source: The New Life Community Choir - Topic. One hour she was alive and fine, the next he was rushing home. If in danger for Him call; Aaron also supports clients through the freelance platform Upwork. Refrain: Trusting through a stormy way. Refrain. Simply trusting every day, Trusting through a stormy way; Even when my faith is small, Trusting Jesus, that is all. When prayer feels inadequate and we want to do more to connect with God, we can simply turn on a hymn that speaks to the pain of our circumstance. 5 I am trusting you for power; You can never fail. Simply Trusting Every Day Refrain: Trusting as the moments fly, Trusting as the days go by; Trusting Him whate’er befall, Trusting Jesus, that is all. Edgar Stites, author of the words, was a direct descendant of John Howland, one of the Mayflower's passengers. Thank God there is always hope because he has a plan (Jeremiah 29:11). 2:32 PREVIEW I Am Jesus' Little Lamb. This song highlights these miraculous moments and recounts the people who are “angels.”. 4:10). If you know the hymn beneath, then you can join me to sing this song unto the Lord. Great is Your faithfulness, faithfulness. Refrain. 3. When we choose to pray no matter how long we suffer, we are giving God access to our minds and hearts to change us for the better. In the end, I made my way through once I turned back to God and waited and trusted. A good season is bound to follow in the aftermath of your storm. Instead of seeing what he has done for us, we focus on what he took away. I am trusting Thee for power, Thine can never fail; Words which Thou Thyself shalt give me Must prevail. 2. Brightly doth His Spirit shine Our Songs and Hymns 323), TRUSTING JESUS (The Worshiping Church 526). Trusting Jesus - Preparing for Eternity. We don’t have to live a life of worry when God so eagerly wants to support us. Here’s a list of the over 150 hymn arrangements available for download at HymnCharts.com. Still, the season was hard. “We trust in the living God” (I Tim. Trusting now. Grief can definitely feel like a heavy burden that we carry around for an unpredictable amount of days. Wrapped inside of grief is sadness, anger, a lack of control, and there is no telling how long grief will last within you. Singing if my way is clear, Praying if the path be drear; If in danger for Him call; Trusting Jesus, that is all. Refrain. You will have suffering in this world. He spoke bravely and confidently, as he affirmed the congregation, “All loss is loss.”. Just as the trees “die” as they shed their leaves, and some animals “die” as they hibernate, the Earth gets ready to be reborn in spring. Hymns of Trust and Commitment. Simply trusting, simply trusting, Trusting Jesus, that is all; To the cross of Christ I cling; Simply trusting, that is all. Sometimes song and dance can make the difference between an evening spent in despair or an evening spent in peace. While He leads I cannot fall; Trusting Jesus, that is all. Trusting as the moments fly, Trusting as the days go by; Trusting Him whate’er befall, Trusting Jesus, that is all. Trusting Jesus, that is all. Photo Credit: © Getty Images/Javier Art Photography. Edgar Page Stites was a direct descendant of John Howland, one of the Mayflower passengers. When I am lonely, he comforts me. Trusting Him while life shall last, Trusting Him till earth be past; Till within the jasper wall, Trusting Jesus, that is all. 3 I am trusting you for cleansing In the crimson flood; Trusting you to make me holy By your blood. 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. Grief can often leave us blind to God’s blessings. This song presents a very humbling experience of not being the “best” Christian, but still always choosing God in our time of need. I would like to add emphasis to the words always, constantly, and everything. I trust God so fervently when life is swell. Are we really any different from the blind man in the song? This song is a great reminder that we can grow from the pain of grief into a better version of ourselves. Active in the Civil War, he was later a riverboat pilot and then a missionary to the frontier churches in South Dakota. Yet not one of them falls to the ground without your Father’s consent.” (Matthew 10:29). She married Robert Wodehouse, a native of South Africa. Can you relate to not feeling like the most faithful, hopeful, or even loving Christian? CCLI, OneLicense, etc). I am trusting Thee to guide me; Thou alone shalt lead; Every day and hour supplying All my need. Brightly doth His Spirit shine Into this poor heart of mine; While He leads I cannot fall; Trusting Jesus, that is all. This song is a reminder that no matter our degree of suffering, God hears and he will rescue us. If we find keeping trust in God difficult, we should tell him, and pray that he helps our unbelief (Mark 9:24). … Trusting Him till earth be past; “Aren’t two sparrows sold for a penny? Praying if the path be drear; There is a Fountain Having been written around the time of the American Revolution, “There is a Fountain” has been through a lot. The song references a “spirit of heaviness” that tries to take us away from God. Leaning on the Everlasting Arms 1. Are parts of this score outside of your desired range? Simply trusting every day, Trusting Jesus that is all. He was also a cousin to Eliza Edmunds Hewitt, who also wrote hymns, one of them being “More About Jesus.”. Kirk Franklin - Wynter’s Promise. 4. Trusting Jesus, that is all. I Am Trusting Thee, Lord Jesus, Trusting Only Thee! Simply trusting every day, Trusting through a stormy way; Even when my faith is small, Trusting Jesus, that is all. He still cares. A man of business who later turned to preaching for a Presbyterian church, John Sammis additionally wrote the popular hymn He's a Friend … Trusting Jesus, that is all. The Tune of Hymn to Use “Simply trusting everyday. Thank God I was blessed with reconciliation with my family. https://brasee.com/albums Trusting as the moment fly. #149, The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #355, Tune: [Simply trusting every day] (Sankey), 50 Favorites: and July 2013 index of supplement to Evening Light Songs #44, All tunes published with 'Trusting Jesus', He Leadeth Me (A budget-stretching resource for the intermediate pianist), TRUSTING JESUS (Baptist Hymnal 1991 - 417), Trusting Jesus (Praise! Trusting as the moments fly, I Am Trusting Thee For Power, Thine Can Never Fail; Refrain . Trusting Jesus, that is all. Nonetheless, Jesus is so eager to heal and to forgive that we can’t help but cry out to our Savior. "Trusting Jesus" is a hymn that is completely American in background. Not only was my social life stifled by the social isolation, but I experienced two breakups from the same relationship, the loss of two friendships without any knowledge as to why, and for a time, broken relationships with my immediate family. When I am tired of the load that I am bearing, He gives me courage, courage, courage to bear my share.” (Cleophus Robinson, 1932–1998) 15. chorus: Trusting as the moments fly, Trusting as the days go by; Trusting Him whate’er befall, Trusting Jesus, that is all. “Victory in Jesus” is a hymn that is upbeat and proclaims a joyous occasion. Trusting Thee For Full Salvation, Great And Free. None of us want to suffer, though in some ways maybe our sin nature means we deserve suffering. Within those parameters, I tried to select music that would reinforce and support the text and the subject of my pastor’s messages. 14. “I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In literature, winter is the symbol of death. Let any or all of the songs on this list bring you comfort. Photo Credit: © Pexels/Jonathan Petersson. Trusting Jesus that is all And where you struggle he can and will sustain you. He may seem absent, but he never is. Most people know the feeling of grief, and if they don’t know now, one day they will. The music was written by Ira D. Sankey. Despite all the uncontrollable factors, there is certainty in knowing that the storm won’t last always.