Showers of blessing

Lord, we feel the showers of blessing

Author: F. G. Burroughs
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Lord, we feel the show'rs of blessing,
Falling gently from above,
On our hearts with calm refreshing,
Token of Thy boundless love.

Chorus:
Hallelujah! show'rs of blessing,
Now are falling, Lord, on me,
Hallelujah! show'rs refreshing,
Thou art giving graciously.

2 While beneath, Thy copious showers,
We are being so refreshed;
May these brimming cups of ours
Share their fullness with th' oppressed. [Chorus]

3 By these showers cleans'd and gladdened,
Let our zeal and love increase;
And to hearts that now are saddened
Use us to impart Thy peace. [Chorus]

4 Lord, we feel Thy show'rs of blessing,
Oh, how rich and full and free!
While Thou art our souls refreshing
May we each a blessing be. [Chorus]

Source: International Praise: for the Sunday school and church #3

Author: F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, we feel the showers of blessing
Title: Showers of blessing
Author: F. G. Burroughs
Refrain First Line: Halleujah! showers of blessing
Copyright: Public Domain

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