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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

Representative 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)

Christian Hymns #d60

Christian Hymns III #d76

Echoes of Eden #d37

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Garnered Sheaves #127

Great Songs of the Church #d67

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Great Songs of the Church #57

Great Songs of the Church. number two #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

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Notes of Triumph #127

Onward and Upward #d22

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Pearls of Praise #113

Pearls of Truth in Song #d24

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Quartette #16

Rescue Hymns #d17

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Sacred Selections for the Church #550

Sing the Gospel #d11

Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d39

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Songs of the Peacemaker #20

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Sunday School Songs #74

The Gospel Invitation #d18

The New Alphabetical Hymnal #d86

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Triumphant Songs No.1 #119

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