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Song of the Sower

Be the morning dark or fair

Author: Abner P. Cobb
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Abner P. Cobb

Born: October 27, 1853, Woos­ter, Ohio. Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 11, 1923. Buried: Fairlawn Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois. Cobb’s fam­i­ly moved to De­ca­tur, Il­li­nois, when he was about 13 years old. As a young man, he worked as a ma­chin­ist. He grad­u­at­ed from Eu­re­ka Coll­ege, Eu­re­ka, Il­li­nois, in 1878, and pas­tored in Nor­mal, Wash­burn, Pe­ter­sburg and Spring­field, Il­li­nois; Des Moines, Io­wa; Cov­ing­ton, Ken­tucky; and San Antonio, Tex­as. He was al­so an ac­tive evan­gel­ist, at­tend­ing meet­ings in Bos­ton, New York Ci­ty, Min­ne­ap­o­lis, and other ma­jor ci­ties. --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

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First Line: Be the morning dark or fair
Title: Song of the Sower
Author: Abner P. Cobb
Refrain First Line: Sow the seed of truth divine

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