Trust Through Trials

Fits tune: Thornbury

('Thy hand, O God, has guided')

Psalm 56


To me, God, be merciful

To you I on you call

For man would seek to swallow

Me up, and bring me low

He fights against me daily

Look on me, and me see

My oppressors, my many foes

All of them the Lord knows


What time I am here afraid

I will trust in you, staid

In God I will His word praise

He will help me, me raise

I will not fear what man can do

To me, for I trust you

Though each day my words they wrest

Yet I in you am blest


Their thoughts to me are evil

They wish me wrong, ill-will

Gather themselves together

I at end of tether

Be so, humanly speaking

But you my needs I bring

They shall not escape by their sin

For they shall fall therein


You know my wanderings here

You see my every tear

When I unto you do call

My enemies, they all

Shall turn back, for this I know

God is for me, will show

His help, His power, meet my needs

I His sheep, He me feeds


For my soul you have tended

Your mercies did you send

To deliver me from death

You renewed me, gave breath

That I not fall, be overcome

For you victory have won

Have saved me, I again walk

In your light, of you talk


  • swingline

    I look foreward to you inspirational poems , sort of my spiritual energy boost for the day . Thank you again orchidee .

    • orchidee

      Thanks Swing. I'm writing them about early evening time here in the UK, usually.

    • Highlander50

      Great inspirational poem please check my one called trials under highlandlad50 ty

      • orchidee

        Thanks H.

      • Goldfinch60

        Good write once more Orchi.

        • orchidee

          Thanks G.

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