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In the dark without a light

In the dark without a light

Author: Ada R. Habershon
Tune: [In the dark without a light]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 In the dark without a light,
Blind, but longing for my sight,
Always vanquished in the fight,—
Just the case for Him.

Just the case for Him,
Just the case for Him;
Coming with my ev’ry need,
Just the case for Him.

2 Lost, and wand’ring from the way,
Bankrupt, with my debts to pay,
Guilty, and with naught to say,—
Just the case for Him. [Refrain]

3 Burdens much too hard to bear,
Only filthy rags to wear,
Many griefs, and none to care,—
Just the case for Him. [Refrain]

4 Tossed upon the billow’s crest,
With no place where I can rest,
Safe at last upon His breast,—
Just the case for Him. [Refrain]

5 Coming with my ev’ry need,
Having nothing good to plead,
Yet I know I am indeed,—
Just the case for Him. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #106

Author: Ada R. Habershon

Ada Ruth Habershon (1861-1918) was a Christian hymnist, probably best known for her 1907 hymn "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Ada R. Habershon was born in Marylebone, England on Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1861. Her father, Dr. Samuel Osborne Ha­ber­shon, was a noted physician; her mother was Grace Habershon. She was raised in Chelsea, London, in a Christian home. In her twenties, she was a member of the circle surrounding Charles Spurgeon. She met Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey in 1884 during their preaching tour of England. At their urging, she visited the United States, delivering a series of lectures on the Old Testament that were later published. Habershon's first foray into hymn writing came in 1899, when she wrote several hymns in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the dark without a light
Author: Ada R. Habershon
Refrain First Line: Just the case for him


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