Trust and Obey (When we walk with the Lord)

The Vagle Brothers sing 4 verses of this favorite hymn in 4-part harmony.

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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.


Trust and obey,
For there’s no other way
To be happy in Jesus,
But to trust and obey.

2) Not a shadow can rise,
Not a cloud in the skies,
But His smile quickly drives it away;
Not a doubt or a fear,
Not a sigh or a tear,
Can abide while we trust and obey.


3) 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 blessed if we trust and obey.


4) 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.


5) 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.


John Henry Sammis

Liedtext: John Henry Sammis (1846-1919)
Melodie: Daniel Brink Towner (1850-1919)
Andere Melodie: 2018, Scott Werdebaugh (* 1951)
Deutschsprachige Fassung: Wenn wir wandeln im Herrn

Bildquelle: Photograph, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Weblinks und Verweise

Hymns Old and New (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Flem­ing H. Re­vell, 1887).

Notenblatt, 4stimmig (Sammis/Towner, pdf, externer Link zu

Audiofile der Melodie (Towner, midi, externer Link zu

Notenblatt, 4stimmig (Werdebaugh/Towner, pdf, externer Link zu

Audiofile (Werdebaugh, midi, externer Link zu

Audiofile (mp3, externer Link zu

Eingestellt am 25. Februar 2021 – Letzte Überarbeitung am 6. Mai 2022