The song I've loved so long

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1. My soul is full of singing,
No room for sadness there:
The melody of heaven
Is ringing in my ear.
And thus in rapturous music,
My soul sings on its song,
The blessed, sweet old story,
That I have loved so long.

Chorus:
Yes, the song, the sweet old song,
How it floods my soul with glory,
As I sing redemption's story,
'Tis the song I've loved so long.

2. My life was full of trials
That bore me sadly down,
And each day bro't new troubles,
Which pleasure could not drown,
But now with heav'nly anthems
These woes my soul makes strong,
And day by day I'm singing
The song I've loved so long. [Chorus]

3. My life was full of doubting,
Not knowing where to find
A resting place so certain
No doubts could cross my mind;
When that old song redemption,
Filled me with strains that bring
The vict'ry over doubting,
The song I love to sing. [Chorus]

4. Since then my heart keeps singing
The song which wafts my soul
On, ever toward the singers
Where ev'ry whit made whole;
There in that heav'nly chorus,
Beyond the land of wrong,
I'll sing the song redemption,
The song I've loved so long. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #46

Author: R. F. Chalk

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First Line: My soul is full of singing
Title: The song I've loved so long
Author: R. F. Chalk
Refrain First Line: Yes, the song, the sweet old song

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