Trust In Providence

Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord,
and whose hope the Lord is.
- Jeremiah 17:7 -

Almighty Father of mankind,
On thee my hopes remain,
And when the day of trouble comes,
I shall not trust in vain.

Thou art our kind Preserver, from
The cradle to the tomb;
And I was cast upon thy care,
Even from my mother's womb.

In early years thou wast my guide,
And of my youth the friend:
And as my days began with thee,
With thee my days shall end.

I know the power in whom I trust,
The arm on which I lean;
He will my Savior ever be,
Who has my Savior been.

In former times, when trouble came,
Thou didst not stand afar;
Nor didst thou prove an absent friend
Amid the din of war.

My God, who causedst me to hope,
When life began to beat,
And when a stranger in the world,
Didst guide my wandering feet;

Thou wilt not cast me off, when age
And evil days descend;
Thou wilt not leave me in despair,
To mourn my latter end.

Therefore in life I'll trust to thee,
In death I will adore;
And after death will sing thy praise,
When time shall be no more.
- John Logan  -

I am trusting Thee to guide me-
Thou alone shalt lead,
Every day and hour supplying
All my need.

I am trusting Thee, Lord Jesus-
Never let me fall;
I am trusting Thee forever,
And for all.
- Frances Ridley Havergal -

Sweet joy and beautiful blessings to you 
on this Lord's Day!

Much love!


NanaDiana said...

Amen, Stephanie. Joy and blessings to you, too. xo Diana

Denise said...

amen, thanks for sharing.

Billie Jo said...

Good morning, my friend.
Have a wonderful day!

Net - "It's a Wonderful Movie" said...

Yes, absolutely Yes.... Jesus is our one true Hope in all things!!!

Blessings to you on this Sunday, Net

Cheryl said...

Oh, dear friend! How I needed to read this today! In light of my family's and my circumstances, I have been seeking God's face SO desperately. I felt impressed to open email, and the first words I saw after opening your post was "Trust In Providence"!! YES, dear Lord, I will trust! He is the One Who has led us safe thus far, and He surely will not fail us now. Thank you ever so much for so faithfully sharing what God lays upon your heart! He knows who will read it, and He absolutely knows what they need. You are a dear blessing!

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Amen, dear sister.

God bless you and yours today and always.

Brenda said...

Hi Stephanie,
I just went into my latest post on my blog to edit the sentence at the bottom of it. Then I decided to read the blogs I follow. Yours was the first on the list, and if the first poem on your post does not go together with the last poem on mine, well....
God has a wonderful way of bringing His children to build one another up.
God bless you Stephanie.

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

Blessings to you this beautiful Sunday, Stephanie! You are blessed for faithfully posting these uplifting hymns and poems for us every Sunday!

Red Rose Alley said...

Simply lovely, Stephanie.

Have a relaxing Sunday. They are starting to be my favorite days.

love, ~Sheri

Nora @ Teacup Tales said...

Blessings to you and yours! I need to reread these inspirational verses when the stresses of the regular week (Monday-Friday) are present. Thank you for sharing on this beautiful Sunday!

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

This is beautiful. Was this an old hymn or just a poem? There is so much depth to this. You can be sure the writer had seen and experienced much -- it's felt in the words. Thank you for sharing!

Nina said...

It is truly wonderful to know the Lord and rest in the knowledge of His grace and mercy, forgiveness and the promise of an everlasting life!
I hope you're doing well and fine, dear Syephanie,
Lots of love from

Deborah Montgomery said...

Lovely and comforting words, dear Stephanie.

magnoliasntea said...

Wonderful words in this hymn, Stephanie. Thank you for sharing them.
Have a lovely week!

Joyful said...

I love the poem and the autumn theme you've used with it. It is Thanksgiving weekend here and the theme today fits in nicely with our celebration. Have a great rest of your weekend dear Stephanie :-)

Simply Linda said...

Beautiful, thank you sweet friend. Hope and pray you have a beautiful upcoming week.

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Thank you, as always, for sharing special passages of wisdom with us, sweet friend. Your pictures are always perfect inspirations as well. Love and blessings to you.

Mimi said...

A beautiful, uplifting post yet again. Thankyou dear Stephanie. Love, Mimi xxx

Oliva Ohlson said...

I truly needed this today. Thank you Stephanie!

Beatrice Euphemie said...

Lovely and inspiring, Dear Stephanie! Wishing you a blessed day and week ahead! xo Karen

Debbie Harris said...

Oh this was lovely, Stephanie! I love that verse from Jeremiah, and what a promise it is to us.
Your Fall pictures are really nice, love the acorns.

It was such a lovely lunch today, we so enjoyed having you all. :)

Love you ~ Mom

Phoebes World said...

Wonderful...thank you for sharing
Phoebe x

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Happy Monday my dear friend! Off to school I run...

Andrea Ostapovitch said...

And to you! I'm off to celebrate my Father-in law's 86th birthday! And he doesn't seem older than a healthy 65 year old. Something to celebrate indeed!

Hummingbirds Nest said...

What a beautiful poem. Thank you so much for sharing these uplifting words with us. I have missed you and your inspirational posts. Hoping you have a blessed week!

Ana (Cozy tea cottage)

Dayle ~ A Collection of Days said...

Inspiring words.

Dee said...

Oh Stephanie, thank you for sharing such a beautiful poem. The words were so encouraging. Blessings to you... :)

Barbara Neubeck said...

.. Hi Stephanie... I like the hymn you have shared here.. trusting in God is so special..
I pray you have a wonderful week....
Hugs... Barb xxx

Conniecrafter said...

Gorgeous Autumn pictures to go with a reminder to put all our trust, hope and love in God's plans for us in all we do. Hope you enjoyed a wonderful weekend and God's blessing in the week ahead

Amy said...

Beautiful and uplifting Stephanie! Perfect for the season we are in.
Enjoy your week!
Hugs, Amy

Amy said...

Beautiful and uplifting Stephanie! Perfect for the season we are in.
Enjoy your week!
Hugs, Amy

Chris Lally said...

Perfect! Thank you!!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, dear Stephanie, what a beautiful post! I read it on Sunday but am only now getting to comment! It's sometimes better when I re-read a post, and it was indeed the case for this one. I praise God that He is over all and that by His providence our Father works all things no only for his glory, but also for our good. What a precious promise and reminder, especially as we see the world and the culture change. Hugs, dear friend!

Daniela said...

To begin my morning here with your words is such a blessing !
Thank you darling for the Beautiful lady you are, have a joyous day, dearie.
Sending love to you

Debbie said...

wishing you sweet joy and peace stephanie, how fortunate you are to have such a strong faith!!!!

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