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284. Fade, Fade, Each Earthly Joy

1 Fade, fade, each earthly joy;
Jesus is mine.
Break ev'ry tender tie;
Jesus is mine.
Dark is the wilderness,
Earth has no resting place,
Jesus alone can bless;
Jesus is mine.

2 Tempt not my soul away;
Jesus is mine.
Here would I ever stay;
Jesus is mine.
Perishing things of clay,
Born but for one brief day,
Pass from my heart away;
Jesus is mine.

3 Farewell, ye dreams of night;
Jesus is mine.
Lost in this dawning bright,
Jesus is mine.
All that my soul has tried
Left but a dismal void;
Jesus has satisfied;
Jesus is mine.

3 Farewell, mortality;
Jesus is mine.
Welcome, eternity;
Jesus is mine.
Welcome, O loved and blest,
Welcome, sweet scenes of rest,
Welcome, my Savior’s breast;
Jesus is mine.

Text Information
First Line: Fade, fade, each earthly joy
Title: Fade, Fade, Each Earthly Joy
Author: Jane C. Bonar
Publication Date: 1960
Topic: Assurance; Worship
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [Fade, fade, each earthly joy]
Composer: Theodore E. Perkins
Key: B♭ Major



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