Conquer the World by Kindness

Conquer the world by kindness

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Conquer the world by kindness]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Conquer the world by kindness,
Smiles will disarm the foe,
Hearts that are hard and stony,
Melt in their sunny glow;
Gladden the lives of others,
Brighten the passing days,
Wiping the tears of sorrow,
Waking a song of praise.

Chorus:
Conquer by kindness,
Gladden each passing day,
Scatter like sunshine,
Smiles over life’s rough way,
Conquer by kindness,
Gladden each passing day,
Scatter like sunshine,
Smiles over life’s rough way.

2 Conquer the world by kindness,
Mercy can win a friend,
Words that are sweet and gentle,
Into a song will blend;
Over the world ‘twill echo,
Telling of love and peace,
Hushing the sounds of conflict,
Bidding earth’s warfare cease. [Chorus]

3 Conquer the world by kindness,
Sadness and sin appall,
Carry a ray of comfort,
Down where the shadows fall;
Love has a pow’r unfailing,
Over the strongest foe,
Scatter the smiles around you,
Lighten another’s woe. [Chorus]


Source: Kingdom Songs: for use in the Sunday School, the young people's meeting, the devotional service #46

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Conquer the world by kindness
Title: Conquer the World by Kindness
Author: Birdie Bell
Refrain First Line: Conquer by kindness
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kingdom Songs #46

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The Church School Hymnal #205

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