565. My life flows on in endless song

1 My life flows on in endless song
above earth’s lamentation:
I catch the sweet, though far off, hymn
that hails a new creation.
[Refrain:]
No storm can shake my inmost calm
while to that Rock I'm clinging.
Since love is Lord of heaven and earth,
how can I keep from singing?

2 Through all the tumult and the strife,
I hear that music ringing.
It finds an echo in my soul --
how can I keep from singing? [Refrain]

3 What though my joys and comforts die?
The Lord, my Saviour, liveth.
What though the darkness round me close?
Songs in the night he giveth. [Refrain]

4 The peace of Christ makes fresh my heart,
a fountain ever springing.
All things are mine since I am his!
How can I keep from singing? [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: My life flows on in endless song
Author: Doris Plenn
Author: Robert Lowry (1822-1899)
Refrain First Line: No storm can shake my inmost calm
Meter: 87 87 and refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2005
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Life in Christ: Our Response to Christ - In Devotion; Assurance; Despair and Trouble (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING
Meter: 87 87 and refrain
Key: F Major
Source: American traditional melody; Arr.: compilers Common Ground, 1998
Copyright: © Church of Scotland Panel on Worship



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