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Whiter than snow

Fear not, little flock, says the Savior divine

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Tune: [Fear not little flock says the Savior divine]
Published in 29 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Fear not, little flock, says the Savior divine,
The Father has willed that the kingdom be thine;
Oh, soil not your garments with sin here below,
My sheep and my lambs must be whiter than snow.

Whiter than snow,
Whiter than snow,
Whiter than snow,
Whiter than snow.

2 Far whiter than snow, and as fair as the day,
For Christ is the fountain to wash guilt away;
Oh, give him, poor sinner, that burden of thine,
And enter the fold with the ninety and nine. [Refrain]

3 Yon sheep that was lost in the valley of sin,
Was found by the Shepherd, who gathered him in;
With songs of thanksgiving the hills did resound,
My friends and my neighbors, the lost sheep is found. [Refrain]

Source: Pearls of Praise #113

Author: Mary A. Kidder

Born: March 16, 1820, Boston, Massachusetts. Died: November 25, 1905, Chelsea, Massachusetts. Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Massachusetts. Kidder, Mary Ann, née Pepper, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, March 16, 1820, is the author of "Lord, I care not for riches" (Name in the Book of Life desired), and "We shall sleep, but not for ever" (Hope of the Resurrection), both of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Fear not, little flock, says the Savior divine
Title: Whiter than snow
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Refrain First Line: Look up, O my brother



Instances (1 - 29 of 29)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A choice collection of popular songs with some standard hymns for young people's meetings (Silver and Gold No. 1) #d32
Christian Hymns #d60
Christian Hymns III #d76
Echoes of Eden #d37
Garnered Sheaves #127Page Scan
Great Songs of the Church #d67
Great Songs of the Church #57Page Scan
Great Songs of the Church. number two: a treasury of six hundred sacred songs suitable for all services of the church #45
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d41
Love #d19
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book. Word ed. #d25
New Onward and Upward #d33
Notes of Triumph, for the Sunday School #d52
Notes of Triumph: for the Sunday School #127Page Scan
Notes of Victory for Sunday Schools (Wherein an endeavor has been made to present the Way to Victory; the Powers of Victory; the Results of Victory) #189Page Scan
Onward and Upward #d22
Pearls of Praise #113TextAudioPage Scan
Pearls of Truth in Song #d24
Quartette: containing Songs for the Ransomed, Songs of Love Peace and Joy, Gems of Gospel Song, Salvation Echoes, with one hundred choice selections added #16Page Scan
Rescue Hymns #d17
Sacred Selections for the Church #550Page Scan
Sing the Gospel #d11
Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d39
Songs of the Peacemaker: a collection of sacred songs and hymns for use in all services of the church, Sunday-school, home circle, and all kinds of evangelistic work #20Page Scan
Sunday School Songs: a Treasury of Devotional Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School #74Page Scan
The Gospel in Song, combining Sing the Gospel, Echoes of Eden, and Other Selected Songs and Solos #102Page Scan
The Gospel Invitation #d18
The New Alphabetical Hymnal: Great Songs of the Church No. 2. 35th ed. #d86
Triumphant Songs No.1 #119Page Scan
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