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Under His Wings

Words by William O. Cushing (1823-1902)
Tune: HINGHAM by Ira D. Sankey (1840-1908)
Key signature: D flat major (5 flats)
Meter: with Refrain
Public Domain
1. Under His wings I am safely abiding, Though the night deepens and tempests are wild, Still I can trust Him; I know He will keep me, He has redeemed me, and I am His child.
Refrain: Under His wings, under His wings, Who from His love can sever? Under His wings my soul shall abide, Safely abide forever.
2. Under His wings, what a refuge in sorrow! How the heart yearningly turns to His rest! Often when earth has no balm for my healing, There I find comfort, and there I am blessed.
3. Under His wings, O what precious enjoyment! There will I hide till life’s trials are o’er; Sheltered, protected, no evil can harm me, Resting in Jesus, I’m safe evermore.