8920. I've Been Longing That The Shadows

1 I’ve been longing that the shadows
All might pass away.
Deeming not that I could send them
Speeding on their way.
Now, I bid you go, My children
You whom I have made!
Give your place to Heav’n-born treasures
That can cast no shade.

2 What are these, my new-found blessings?
Strength, and joy, and love;
Peace and rest in simply doing
The sweet will of God.
All my longing, my repining,
Lord, I yield to Thee.
Lo! my sun is brightly shining,
All my shadows flee!

Text Information
First Line: I’ve been longing that the shadows
Title: I've Been Longing That The Shadows
Author: Ellen M. Dyer
Meter: 85.85 D
Language: English
Source: Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy (Jackson, Minn.: Pluma M. Brown, 1897)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: I OBEY
Composer: Isabella G. Gould (1897)
Composer: Pluma M. Brown (1897)
Meter: 85.85 D
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

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