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How sinless the life

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1. How sinless the life of sorrow and strife
Which Jesus once lived among men!
What fellowship sweet, what rapture complete
Of those who adored him then!

He liveth, he liveth, our Teacher and Friend,
In all who his precepts obey;
His love is the same even unto the end,
And Jesus is with us today.

2. The Mighty to save, whose voice clam'd the wave
And quelled the tempestuous sea,
In sorrow and need gave succor indeed
And made Satan's captives free. [Chorus]

3. Thou Friend of mankind, give sight to the blind,
O quicken the lifeless in sin;
Rebuke all our foes and heal all our woes
And grant us thy peace within. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #186

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: How sinless the life
Author: Thoro Harris
Refrain First Line: He liveth, he liveth


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Carols of Hope #186

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