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Perseverance and Trust

Brother is life's morning clouded

Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Brother, is life’s morning clouded?
Has thy sunlight ceased to shine?
Is the earth in darkness shrouded,
Wouldst thou at thy lot repine?
Cheer up, brother, cheer up, brother,
Look above thee, light is near;
Soon will come the next transition,
“Trust in God, and persevere.”

Chorus:
Trust in God,
Trust in God,
Trust in God, and persevere.

2 Brother, has life’s hopes receded,
Hast thou sought its joys in vain?
Friends proved false when mostly needed,
Foes rejoicing at thy pain?
Cheer up, brother, there’s a blessing
Waiting for thee, never fear;
Foes forgiving, sins confessing,
“Trust in God, and persevere.” [Chorus]

3 Brother, all things round are calling,
With united voice, “be strong;”
Though the wrongs of earth be galling,
They must loose their force ere long.
Yes, my brother, though life’s troubles
Drive thee near to dark despair,
Soon ‘twill vanish like a bubble,
“Trust in God, and persevere.” [Chorus]


Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #230b

Text Information

First Line: Brother is life's morning clouded
Title: Perseverance and Trust

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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A Collection of Hymns and Anthems Adapted to Public Worship #28

Gospel Praise Book, enlarged ed. #d17

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Gospel Praise Book. #230b

Hymns and Anthems for the Hour of Worship #d15

Living Fountain #d12

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #126

The Gem of Gems #d27

The Golden Harp #d16

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The Psalms of Life #305

The Saints' Harp #d156

The Saints' Hymnal #d45

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