Hold me fast

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Your right hand will hold me fast
(Psalm 139:10; NIV).

1. Hold me fast, Lord,
When I stumble.

2. Hold me
When I go astray.

3. Hold me close
When I’m in danger.

4. Hold me
When I cannot pray.

5. Hold me safe, Lord,
When I suffer.

6. Hold me
When I plead, and cry.

7. Hold me tight
When I’m afraid,

8. And hold me, Lord,
When I must die.

Though I walk in the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil: for thou art with me
(Psalm 23:4; KJV).



1. They have stumbled off the ancient highways (Jeremiah 18:15; NLT).

2. I have strayed like a lost sheep (Psalm 119:176; NIV).

3. The Lord will hold me close (Psalm 27:10; NLT).

4. We do not know how to pray as we ought (Romans 8:26; RSV).

5. You hold me safe (Psalm 18:48; NLT).

In all their suffering he also suffered (Isaiah 63:9; NLT).

6. Hear my prayer, O Lord; let my cry come to you (Psalm 102:1; ESV).

7. Your strong right hand holds me securely (Psalm 63:8; NLT).

When I am afraid, I will put my trust in you (Psalm 56:3; NLT).

8. No one can live forever; all will die (Psalm 89:48; NLT).

I am continually with you; you hold me by my right hand (Psalm 73:23; NKJV).

3 thoughts on “Hold me fast

  • This devotional poem is so true, often we rely on Him holding us amidst trials…even carrying us when we cannot go any further. What a great Shepherd He is, Compassionate and able to save!
    There is a song I want to share with you which has blessed me hugely in my recent days, https://youtu.be/2KiDj7qGL10

    • He is indeed amazing! Thank you so much for your link. I’m going to listen to that right now. May God bless you both today XXXXX

  • Amen, sister. In God’s hands we are eternally safe. Though our bodies waste away, the soul never dies. 🎶Leaning on the Everlasting Arms🎶.

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