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A light behind the cloud

Keep in heart, be ever patient

Author: S. L. Oberholtzer
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

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1. Keep in heart, be ever patient,
There’s a light behind the cloud;
Be not gloomy or discouraged,
Let not mists your soul enshroud.

Oh, be patient, ever patient,
When life’s cares around you crowd;
Oh, be patient, ever patient:
There’s a light behind the cloud.

2. You remember Christ had trials
That were many and were sore;
And you may be only passing
O’er the ground He trod before. [Refrain]

3. You can rift the cloud with sunshine
If your heart is glad within,
And make brighter paths to travel
If you prayerfully begin. [Refrain]

4. All the light of life eternal,
That has shone the ages through,
Still exists, and is but waiting
To illuminate the true. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3728

Author: S. L. Oberholtzer

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Text Information

First Line: Keep in heart, be ever patient
Title: A light behind the cloud
Author: S. L. Oberholtzer
Refrain First Line: O, be patient, ever patient


The Cyber Hymnal #3728
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