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Marvel Not

Marvel not when friends forsake you

Author: Mary Florence Elrod-Norris (1913)
Tune: [Marvel not when friends forsake you]
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Marvel not when friends forsake you,
For the world is ever vain;
Only seeking sinful pleasures
And the joys of earthly gain.

Refrain:
Marvel not whate’er befall you,
Trust the Savior all the way,
For one day He’ll bear you safely
To the realms of brightest day.

2 Marvel not, oh! unbeliever,
If your way is rough and bare;
Marvel not, for without Jesus,
You no holy joys shall share. [Refrain]

3 Marvel not that Satan’s power
Can allure a soul to strife;
Keep your own heart fixed on Jesus,
And you’ll win eternal life. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11180

Author: Mary Florence Elrod-Norris

[Florence Elrod] Born: July 19, 1893, Boone, North Carolina. Died: April 3, 1973, Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Florence and her husband Jordan Griffith Norris were living in Watauga County, North Carolina, in 1920 & 1930. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Marvel not when friends forsake you
Title: Marvel Not
Author: Mary Florence Elrod-Norris (1913)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Marvel not whate’er befall you
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11180
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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