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Cheer Thee, Sad Soul

God is near thee, Therefore cheer thee

Tune: GOD IS NEAR THEE
Published in 20 hymnals

Representative Text

1 God is near thee,
Therefore cheer thee,
Sad soul, sad soul;
He'll defend thee,
When around thee
Billows roll, billows roll.

2 Calm thy sadness,
Look in gladness,
On high, on high;
Faint and weary
Pilgrim cheer thee,
Help is nigh, help is nigh.

3 Mark the seabird
Wildly wheeling,
Thro' skies, thro' skies;
God defends him,
God attends him
When he cries, when he cries.

4 Therefore cheer thee,
God is near thee,
Sad soul, sad soul;
In thy blindness,
Trust his kindness,
When storms roll o'er thy soul.

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #48

Text Information

First Line: God is near thee, Therefore cheer thee
Title: Cheer Thee, Sad Soul
Source: Curwen's Standard Course, 1860
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 20 of 20)
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Bilhorn's Male Chorus No. l. (Pocket ed. Columbian issue) #51

Chapel and Family Hymn Book #d42

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Crowning Glory No. 1 #48

Happy Voices #d49

Heralds of Grace #d18

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #222

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International Song Service #82

Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d46

New Standard Singer #d76

New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d78

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Our New Hymnal #26

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #978

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Songs of Zion Enlarged #238

The Amaranth #d52

The Book of Praise #536

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d92

The Hymns of "Happy Voices" (without music) #d49

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #277

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #277

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Young Singer's Friend #125

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