O Christian trav’ller, fear no more
The storms which round thee spread;
Nor yet the noontide’s sultry beams
On thy defenceless head.
“Fear thou not, for I am with thee:
Be not dismayed, for I am thy God;
Fear thou not, for I am with thee:
Be not dismayed, for I am thy God.”
Thy Saviour, who upon the cross
Thy full redemption paid.
Will not from thee, His ransomed one,
Withhold His promised aid.
A safe retreat and hiding place
Thy Saviour will provide;
And sorrow cannot fill thy heart,
While sheltered at His side.
No; in thy darkest days on earth,
When every joy seems flown,
Believer, thou shalt never tread
The toilsome way alone.
J.E.A.(translated from Dr. Malan)/James McGranahan