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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

The weight of glory

More and more the weight of glory (Whittle)

Author: D. W. Whittle
Tune: [More and more the weight of glory]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 More and more the weight of glory,
For our light afflictions here;
Glory grand, supreme, eternal,
If the cross for Christ we bear.

Refrain:
More and more the weight of glory,
More and more the love of God;
More of music in the story,
As we sing of Christ the Lord;
More of music in the story,
As we sing of Christ the Lord.

2 Lessons learned thro’ pain and sorrow,
Break the ground for precious seed;
Seed that buds and comes to blossom,
Only in the hearts that bleed. [Refrain]

3 O’er the fields where once were battles,
Now the fairest flow’rs are found;
So the souls that here have conflicts,
More and more in grace abound. [Refrain]

4 Looking on to things eternal,
Let us daily die to sin;
To the end, by grace enduring,
We the glory grand, may win. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #130

Author: D. W. Whittle

[Also published under the pseudonym El Nathan.]… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: More and more the weight of glory (Whittle)
Title: The weight of glory
Author: D. W. Whittle
Refrain First Line: O magnify his holy name

Timeline

Instances

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TextAudioPage Scan

Sacred Songs No. 2 #130

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d106

The Gospel Choir No. 2 #d60

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