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10166. Christ Is Kind And Tender

1 Ere the tide of life is ebbing,
Ere its sands are running low,
Turn we now to Christ our Savior,
That His peace we here may know.

Refrain:
Christ is ever kind and tender,
He will guard us, He will save;
Let us never from Him wander,
For His life for us He gave.

2 Then, dear Shepherd, close unfold us
In Thy constant, loving care;
We are poor, and weak, and sinful,
Keep us safe from every snare. [Refrain]

3 Death may daily watch our footsteps,
Life may swiftly steal away,
But we know our God will guide us
Through the night to endless day. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Ere the tide of life is ebbing
Title: Christ Is Kind And Tender
Author: Edward J. Armstrong
Meter: 87.87 D
Source: Heart and Voice by William F. Sherwin (Cincinnati: John Church, 1881)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Christ is ever kind and tender
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: SOLEDAD
Composer: H. Wilhelm
Meter: 87.87 D
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Heart and Voice by William F. Sherwin (Cincinnati: John Church, 1881)
Copyright: Public Domain



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