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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Faint with the Heat, and the Length of the Road

Faint with the heat and the length of the road

Author: Edna E. Trusted
Tune: [Faint with the heat, and the length of the road] (Lowden)
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Faint with the heat and the length of the road,
I was oppress’d with a wearisome load;
One came, so tenderly saying to me:
“Give Me thy load ‘tis too heavy for thee.”

Chorus:
Jesus Himself, Jesus Himself,
O ‘twas my Saviour, ‘twas Jesus Himself.

2 I was so poor, not a penny had I,
Clothing or food for the journey to buy;
One came and whisper’d, “Leave that to my care;
Wealth of a kingdom with thee will I share.” [Chorus]

3 I was so lonely for lack of a friend;
One came and offer’d me love without end,
Love that is mighty to strengthen and save,
Love that can triumph o'er death and the grave. [Chorus]

4 What tho’ the valleys be many and deep,
What if the pathway be stony or steep.
Mountain or moorland or valley of death:
“I will be with thee,” my Comforter saith. [Chorus]


Source: Kingdom Songs: for use in the Sunday School, the young people's meeting, the devotional service #33

Author: Edna E. Trusted

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Text Information

First Line: Faint with the heat and the length of the road
Title: Faint with the Heat, and the Length of the Road
Author: Edna E. Trusted
Meter: 10.10.10
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus Himself, Jesus Himself
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
Audio

Favorites Number 5 #33

TextAudioPage Scan

Kingdom Songs #33

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #E161

Songs that Touch the Heart. Vol. 3 #d6

The Luther League Hymn Book #d30

Youth Songs #d9

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