Beneath the thick but struggling cloudsPublished in 9 hymnals
Beneath the thick but struggling clouds,
We talk of Christian life;
The words of Jesus on our lips,
Our hearts with man at strife.
Traditions, forms, and selfish aims,
Have dimmed the inner light;
Have closely veiled the spirit-world
And angels from our sight.
Strong souls and willing hands we need,
Our temple to repair;
Remove the gathering dust of years,
And show the model fair.
We slumber while the present calls,
But darkness grows with rest;
Wouldst thou see truth? To action wake,—
Do the divine behest.
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|Instances (1 - 9 of 9)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #295||Words and Deeds.||Beneath the thick but struggling clouds||Anonymous||C. M.||1866|
|A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #295||Beneath the thick but struggling clouds||Anonymous||1848|
|Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #871||Beneath the thick but struggling clouds||1876|
|Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d61||Beneath the thick but struggling clouds||1878|
|Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #590||Beneath the thick but struggling cloud||Anon.||1883|
|Hymns of the Spirit #569||Beneath the thick but struggling clouds||1864|
|Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d54||Beneath the thick but struggling clouds||1866|
|The Gospel Psalmist #366||Words and Deeds||Beneath the thick but struggling clouds||Anonymous||1861||Christian Acts and Exercises ||
|The Psalms of Life: A Compilation of Psalms, Hymns, Chants, Anthems, &c. Embodying the Spiritual, Progressive and Reformatory Sentiment of the Present Age #387||Beneath the thick but struggling clouds||1857|