God pities his children, He cares for his own

God pities his children, He cares for his own

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [God pities His children]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 God pities His children,
He cares for His own
With love true and tender
No mortal hath known.
Where’er you may wander,
Whate’er you may do,
O dear one, remember
He careth for you!

Refrain:
He careth for you,
He careth for you;
O dear one, remember
He careth for you.

2 Do trials oppress you
Too great to be borne?
O think of the Suf’rer
Encircled with thorn!
Do loved ones you cherished,
Lie hidden from view?
One Friend yet remaineth
Who careth for you! [Refrain]

3 God sees all your sorrow,
He hears when you pray;
By tears are you blinded?
He’ll point out the way.
Perplexed, do you wonder
What course to pursue?
There’s One who can guide you—
He careth for you! [Refrain]

4 He’ll never forsake you;
Tho’ far you may roam,
His love-light is shining
To welcome you home.
To Him who redeemed you
Be loyal and true;
For He is your Savior
And careth for you! [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Summerland #165

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

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First Line: God pities his children, He cares for his own
Author: Thoro Harris
Refrain First Line: He careth for you

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