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The Savior's Smile

As the sunlight breaks through the clouds o'er head

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [As the sunlight breaks thro' the clouds o'er head]
Published in 12 hymnals

Full Text

1 As the sunlight breaks thro' the clouds o'er head,
When the storms have passed, and the winds have fled,
So in hours of darkness, and fear and trial
There is nothing so sweet as the Savior's smile.

There is nothing so sweet, there is nothing so sweet,
As the smile He gives, when we kneel at His feet,
In the hour of grief, in the hour of trial,
There is nothing so sweet as the Savior's smile.

2 In the time of sorrow, and pain and grief,
When I pray to Jesus, he sends relief,
When temptations sore would my soul beguile
There is nothing so sweet as the Saviour's smile. [Refrain]

3 When the morning beams with a joyful light,
or when dark and drear fall the shades of night,
As we're nearing home with each weary mile
There is nothing so sweet as the Savior's smile. [Refrain]

4 So it matters not what the years may bring,
Whether winter's frosts, or the flowers of spring,
If in faith I pray to Him all the while
There is nothing so sweet as the Savior's smile. [Refrain]

Coronation Hymns, 1910

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: As the sunlight breaks through the clouds o'er head
Title: The Savior's Smile
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: There is nothing so sweet



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Coronation Hymns #42Text
Harvest of Light #d15
Kingdom Songs #d15
Revival Glory #d9
Revival Praises #67TextPage Scan
Service in Song #d7
Songs of hope #d16
The Evangel #d13
The Golden Sheaf No. 2: a collection of gospel hymns, new and old, responsive readings, hymns for the Sunday school, young people's societies, male voices, choruses, and general worship #118Page Scan
The New Evangel #d19
Triumphant Joy #d18
Winona Hymns #204Page Scan
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