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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)

I Seek Not Life's Ease and Pleasures

I seek not life's ease and pleasures

Author: Rees Harris
Tune: CALON LÂN
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I seek not life’s ease and pleasures,
Earthly riches, pearls, nor gold;
Give to me a heart made happy,
Clean and honest to unfold.

Chorus:
A clean heart o’erflown with goodness,
Fairer than the lilies bright;
A clean heart for ever singing,
Singing thro’ the day and night.

2 If I cherish earthly treasures,
Swift they flee and all is vain;
A clean heart enriched with virtues
Brings to me eternal gain. [Chorus]

3 Morn and evening my petition
Wings its flight to heaven in song;
In the name of my Redeemer,
Make my heart clean, pure, and strong. [Chorus]

Amen.


Source: The Abingdon Song Book #258

Author: Rees Harris

Rees Harris, Niles, Ohio. --Old and New Welsh and English Hymns (1939), #155. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I seek not life's ease and pleasures
Title: I Seek Not Life's Ease and Pleasures
Author: Rees Harris
Refrain First Line: A clean heart overflown with goodness

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Old and New Welsh and English Hymns #155b

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The Abingdon Song Book #258

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