The Everlasting Song

Come, O my soul, my every power awaking

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Come, O my soul, my ev'ry pow'r awaking]
Published in 13 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come, O my soul, my every power awaking,
Look unto Him whose goodness crowns thy days;
While into song angelic choirs are breaking,
Oh, let thy voice its thankful tribute bring.

Tell how alone the path of death He trod;
Tell how He lives, thy Advocate with God;
Lift up thy voice, while heaven’s triumphant throng
Swell at His feet the everlasting song.

2 Think, O my soul, now patiently He sought thee
Far, far away upon the mountain steep,
Then in His arms how tenderly He brought thee
Home to His fold, a weary, wandering sheep. [Chorus]

3 Sing, O my soul, and let thy pure devotion
Rise to His throne, thy Saviour, Friend, and Guide;
Sing of His love, that, like a mighty ocean,
Flows unto thee and all the world beside. [Chorus]

4 Soon, O my soul, thine earthly house forsaking,
Soon shalt thou rise the better world to see;
Then will thy harp, a noble strain awaking,
Praise Him who died to purchase life for thee. [Chorus]

Source: Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #337

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, O my soul, my every power awaking
Title: The Everlasting Song
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Tell how alone the path of death he trod
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #1392
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #1392

Include 12 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support