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All my class not one forgotten

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1 All my class! not one forgotten
When before the Throne I kneel;
I would share the loving burden
That my Saviour's heart doth feel.

Refrain:
Ev'ry one, blessed tho't!
Not a single name forgot.
One left out, His joy would dim;
Ev'ry one is dear to Him.

2 All my class! if one be missing
In the glorious gath'ring day,
How shall I account to Jesus?
What shall I with weeping say? [Refrain]

3 Daily would I walk before them,
Sinless in God's holy sight,
Pleading till His Spirit draw them,
Ev'ry one to life and light. [Refrain]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #553

Author: Franklin E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

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First Line: All my class not one forgotten
Author: Franklin E. Belden
Refrain First Line: Every one, O blessed thought

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