Flow, flow on life's broad stream

Flow, flow on life's broad stream

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Flow, flow on life's broad stream]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Flow, flow on life’s broad stream,
On where heav’n’s golden glories gleam;
Flow, flow, my soul, flow on,
God’s great love is hov’ring o’er thee.

Rest thee safe in His love,
On life’s turbulent river;
Flow, flow to love’s fathomless sea;
Haste to thy God, the Giver,
Flow on, flow on.

2 Flow, flow, my soul, flow on,
Day must break when the night is gone;
Flow, flow, thy bark shall be,
Night or day where God shall guide thee. [Refrain]

3 Flow, flow, the night is past,
Thy frail bark reaches home at last;
Safe, safe, thy song shall be,
O my soul, praise God thy Giver. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #130

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Flow, flow on life's broad stream
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: Rest thee safe in his love
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