A silver lining

Every cloud has a silver lining

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Every cloud has a silver lining]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Ev’ry cloud has a silver lining,
Ev’ry storm has a rainbow bright,
When His love in my heart is shining,
When the Lord is my living light.

Refrain:
Ev’ry cloud has a silver lining,
Rainbows bright will His grace proclaim,
When His love in my heart is shining,
I will praise His holy name.

2 Ev’ry night has a star of glory,
Shining on till the dawn of day;
When I sing His salvation story;
Jesus brightens the darkest way. [Refrain]

3 Always, somewhere, the flow’rs are springing;
Buds of promise unfold for me;
Always, somewhere, the birds are singing;
Jesus smiles and the shadows flee. [Refrain]

Source: Worship and Service #22

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Every cloud has a silver lining
Title: A silver lining
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
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