Enter into thy closet

Enter into thy closet

Author: F. G. Burroughs
Tune: [Enter into thy closet]
Published in 4 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Enter into thy closet,
Steal from the world away;
There in the calm and silence
Unto thy Father pray.

Pour out the woes that oppress thee,
On him thy burdens roll;
He who doth know thy sorrows
Will surely refresh thy soul.

2 Enter into thy closet,
Hide from all else thy grief,
He who can see in secret
Shall give thy heart relief. [Refrain]

3 Enter into thy closet,
Stay till thou findest rest,
Then bring thy peace where others
May by its calm be blessed. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #87

Author: F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Enter into thy closet
Author: F. G. Burroughs
Refrain First Line: Pour out the woes that oppress thee
Copyright: Public Domain



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