A little brook that murmurs

A little brook that murmurs

Author: Harry Mack
Tune: [A little brook that murmurs lowly]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 A little brook that murmurs lowly,
A little stream that trickles slowly
Shall some day reach old ocean’s brine,
Shall reach old ocean’s brine;
A little Samuel, living solely
To minister in office holy,
Becomes a messenger divine,
A messenger divine.

Refrain:
A little act is but the seed
Of great and glorious ends;
A little fact supplies the needs of him,
Who heav’nward wends.

2 A little light tho’ dimly flashing
Across the waters, wild and dashing,
Will guide the sails thro’ storm and tide,
Will guide thro’ storm and tide;
A little life on God reclining,
Upon the sea of turmoil shining,
Will tell salvation far and wide,
Salvation far and wide. [Refrain]

3 A little isolated flower,
In beauty, breathes its fragrant power;
And charms the trav’ler on the way,
And charms him on the way;
The little stars, unseen at twilight
Bedeck the lofty vaults with skylight
Until the dawning of the day,
The dawning of the day. [Refrain]

Source: Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #96

Author: Harry Mack

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Text Information

First Line: A little brook that murmurs
Author: Harry Mack
Refrain First Line: A little act is but the seed



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