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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

God, We Pray at This Beginning

Author: Christopher Redmond

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First Line: God, we pray at this beginning
Title: God, We Pray at This Beginning
Author: Christopher Redmond (1992)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: © 1992 Christopher Redmond

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ABBOT'S LEIGH

Cyril V. Taylor (PHH 286) composed ABBOT'S LEIGH in May of 1941 when he was working for the Religious Broadcasting Department of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The BBC had received complaints about the use of AUSTRIA (tune for the Austrian national hymn) during this time of war, a tune…

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