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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

I Shall Not Die

A precious truth to us is giv'n

Author: Ulysses Phillips
Tune: [A precious truth to us is given]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 A precious truth to us is giv’n,
From God’s own Son that came from Heav’n;
And on His word we can rely;
He that believes shall never die.

Refrain:
I shall not die—on Jesus’ breast
I’ll fall asleep, and there I’ll rest;
Though I should sink beneath the sod,
My life is hid with Christ in God.

2 He that believes, though he were dead,
Shall rise again, as Jesus said;
His word is true, He cannot lie;
He that believes shall never die. [Refrain]

3 When cares and toils are all laid down,
My dust is molding in the ground,
There in the presence of His Son;
I shall not die, but I’ll live on. [Refrain]

4 Oh, blessed thought, some day I’ll see
The One who gave His life for me;
Though I should sink beneath the sod,
My life is hid with Christ in God. [Refrain]

Evening Light Songs, 1987 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Ulysses Phillips

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Text Information

First Line: A precious truth to us is giv'n
Title: I Shall Not Die
Author: Ulysses Phillips
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Language: English

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Timeless Truths #437

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