Drive the Clouds Away

Is there a beautiful thought in your heart

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [Is there a beautiful thought in your heart]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Is there a beautiful thought in your heart,
Jesus, the Savior, to you doth impart?
Do not delay, bit it to stay,
Driving the clouds away.

Doing the Savior’s pleasure,
Laying up heav’nly treasure;
Live in the light of his love ev’ry day,
While driving the clouds away.

2 Is there a word of good cheer you can speak,
Courage to give to the helpless and weak?
Do not delay, speak it today,
Driving the clouds away. [Chorus]

3 Is there a deed of pure love you can do?
Do it for Him who doth all things for you.
Do not delay, do it today,
Driving the clouds away. [Chorus]

4 Is there a soul that today you may sin
Into the light from the darkness of sin?
Do not delay, labor and pray,
win them to God today. [Chorus]

Source: Inspiring songs No. 1: for the Sunday school #10

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Is there a beautiful thought in your heart
Title: Drive the Clouds Away
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Doing the Savior's pleasure
Publication Date: 1906
Copyright: Public Domain


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