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Down Through the Ages

Down through the ages some high souls have pleaded

Author: Winifred O. Webster
Tune: THY WILL BE DONE (Fillmore)
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Down thru the ages some high souls have pleaded
With glowing faith the pray’r our Saviour taught;
But t’ward the dawn we see the earth-mists gather,
And dimmer grown the vision that He brought.

Give us the faith to see the golden morning,
When love and justice have their triumph won,
This be the pray’r our hearts are ever pleading:
Thy kingdom come, Thy will on earth be done

2 Now hope is high, we almost hear the echo,
O’er strife and tumult of the victor’s tread;
Stately and strong, He marches on before us:
To glorious triumph shall His hosts be led. [Refrain]

3 Love points the way, and all who do His bidding,
Forgetting self must strive against the wrong;
And when at last o’er sin and greed victorious,
With Him we’ll raise a glad triumphant song. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns for Today: for Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies, The Church, The Home, Community Welfare Associations, and Patriotic Meetings #150

Author: Winifred O. Webster

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Text Information

First Line: Down through the ages some high souls have pleaded
Title: Down Through the Ages
Author: Winifred O. Webster
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Give us the faith to see the golden morning
Publication Date: 1920
Copyright: Public Domain


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Hymns for Today #150

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