Like the faint dawn of the morning

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1 Like the faint dawn of the morning,
Like the sweet freshness of dew,
Comes the dear whisper of Jesus,
Comforting, tender and true.
Darkness gives way to the sunlight,
While His voice falls on my ear;
Seasons of heaven’s refreshing,
Call to new gladness and cheer.

Refrain:
Whispering hope, like the song of the angels,
Jesus, Thy love is sweet music to me.

2 Singing the song of forgiveness,
Softly I hear in my soul,
Jesus has conquered forever
Sin with its fearful control.
Whispering courage for warfare,
Bending Thine ear when I pray;
Glorious, risen Redeemer,
O how I praise Thee today! [Refrain]

3 Hope is an anchor to keep us,
Holding both steadfast and sure;
Hope brings a wonderful cleansing,
Thro’ His blood, making us pure.
Whispering hope of His coming,
How my heart thrills at His Word!
O to be watching and waiting,
Ready to welcome the Lord! [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Faith and Triumph 1, 2 and 3 Combined: Tryout Edition #6

Author: Mrs. J. I. McClelland

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Text Information

First Line: Like the faint dawn of the morning
Author: Mrs. J. I. McClelland
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Whispering hope, like the song of the angels
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Choir Gems, No.2 #d38
Family Album of Favorite Hymns #d59
Gloria in Excelsis #d98
Hymnal for American Sunday Schools #d77
Hymns of Assurance, Containing 50 New Gospel Songs #d59
Hymns of Pentecost #74Page Scan
Hymns We Love #187Page Scan
Praise and Service Songs for Sunday Schools #d111
Songs of Christian Life #d56
Songs of Faith and Triumph 1, 2 and 3 Combined: Tryout Edition #6TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Faith and Triumph Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Combined #d166
Songs of the Christian Life #d68
Songs of the Cross #d72
The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal #d125
Worship in Song #d148
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