HIS EYE IS ON A SPARROW

Civilla D. Martin, Charles H. Gabriel

Why should I feel discouraged, why should the shadows come?
Why should my heart be lonely, and long for heaven and home?
When Jesus is my portion, my constant friend is He
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me

 

* I sing because I’m happy, I sing because I’m free
For His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me

 

“Let not your heart be troubled,” His tender word I hear
And resting on His goodness, I lose my doubts and fears
Though by the path He leadeth, but one step I may see
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me

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Whenever I am tempted, whenever clouds arise
When songs give place to sighing, when hope within me dies
I draw the closer to Him, from care He sets me free
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me

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