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'Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus

Posted by Paul Roberts, written by music by William J. Kirkpatrick lyrics by Louisa M. R. Stead

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Size: 3,830kb, uploaded 7/13/2011 12:11:42 AM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus" is a popular Christian hymn with music by William J. Kirkpatrick and lyrics by Louisa M. R. Stead. The lyrics were written in 1882. They appeared in Stead's Songs of Triumph. It is said that Louisa M. R. Stead wrote the lyrics after she watched her husband drown and die. The song is included in many hymnals and has been recorded by many artists.



12 comments on “'Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus”

robmac07 Says:
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 @12:45:36 AM

Beautiful!

Frailblazer Says:
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 @6:00:40 AM

Paul there seems to be a problem with the post you put up for this tune. I am unable to post a comment and get an error when I try. Here's what I was going to say:

Sweet indeed! Love this one Paul. The strumming works great on this instrument too and the recording is top notch.

- Ric

mwc9725e Says:
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 @7:53:35 AM

Paul that's absolutely beautiful. Not much more that can be said.

JanetB Says:
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 @8:22:39 AM

Pretty; strong, gentle rhythm; thank you for posting, Paul.

Kemo Sabe Says:
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 @7:12:00 PM

Beautiful ......is that a dulcimer?????

Debbielee Says:
Thursday, July 21, 2011 @7:02:08 AM

Really, really beautiful, Paul!!

Norwegianplayer Says:
Sunday, July 31, 2011 @10:40:52 AM

Thanks a lot! That was beautiful!

DoubleG Says:
Friday, August 12, 2011 @9:56:32 AM

I love the sound of the banjo on this. It is a banjo correct? I'm new to the banjo and am looking for my next banjo. I would be interested in the model and setup of the one used to play this beautiful melody.

DoubleG Says:
Friday, August 12, 2011 @10:02:45 AM

I listened to it a few more times and now it sounds like it could be a guitar or as Phil mentioned a dulcimer. But I hear the faint patter of a banjo head in the background. Mmm.

Paul Roberts Says:
Friday, August 12, 2011 @10:06:08 AM

Actually, it's a cittern (5-course octave mandolin) that I have set up like a banjo. What's being called "banjola" would be the closest thing to it, unless you strung a guitar with a high string replacing the 6th, which some people are doing.

bygcmlf Says:
Saturday, December 24, 2011 @12:45:03 PM

A beautiful arrangement of an inspirational hymn.

Ho C Ying Says:
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 @8:53:39 PM

Sweet!

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