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No night shall be in heaven, no gathering gloom

No night shall be in heaven, no gathering gloom

Author: Thomas Raffles
Tune: [No night shall be in heaven; no gathering gloom]
Published in 46 hymnals

Representative Text

1 No night shall be in heaven; no gathering gloom
Shall o'er that glorious landscape ever come;
No tears shall fall in sadness o'er those flowers
That breathe their fragrance thro' celestial bowers.

Refrain:
No night, no night shall be in heaven;
No night, no night shall be in heaven.
No night, no night shall be in heaven;
No night, no night shall be in heaven.

2 No night shall be in heaven; no dreadful hour
Of mental darkness of the tempter's power;
Across those skies no envious clouds shall roll,
To dim the sunlight of the raptured soul. [Refrain]

3 No night shall be in heaven, but endless noon;
No fast declining sun, no waning moon;
But there the Lamb shall ever shed His light.
'Mid pastures green and waters ever bright. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #160

Author: Thomas Raffles

Thomas Raffles was born in London in 1788. He studied at Homerton College, and in 1809 became pastor of a Congregational society at Hammersmith. In 1812, he removed to Liverpool, where he was minister in the Great George Street chapel. This position he held for forty-nine years. He died at Liverpool, in 1863. He published several sermons, letters of travel, poems, and hymns for the use of his congregation. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: No night shall be in heaven, no gathering gloom
Author: Thomas Raffles

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 46 of 46)

A Collection of Choral Hymns for the ... Hanson Place Methodist Episcopal Congregation #d124

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Bilhorn's Male Chorus No. l. (Pocket ed. Columbian issue) #9

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d172

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Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #660

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Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #434

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Crowning Glory No. 1 #160

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Garlands of Praise #71

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Golden Grain #81

Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d127

New Hosannas #d63

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Our New Hymnal #241

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Pilgrim's Songs #64

Pure Diamonds #d71

Revival Melodies #d11

Song Life for Sunday Schools #d123

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Song Sermons for General Use and Special Services #200

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Songs of Redeeming Love #53

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Songs of Salvation as Used by Crossley and Hunter in Evangelistic Meetings #193

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Songs of the New Life with Songs of Redeeming Love Combined #R53

Sunday School Hymn Book #d282

Temple Chimes #d170

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #973

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #320.973

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The Baptist Hymn Book #973

The Casket of Sunday School Melodies, Complete. Compiled from Caskets Nos.1 and 2 with Several Additional Pieces #d105

The Choralist #d233

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The Christian Hymn Book #1169

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d243

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The Devotional Chimes #35

The Gem of Gems #d99

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The Melodeon #51

The More Perfect Gospel Hymnal, a Revision of the Cross and Resurrection in Song #d156

The New Christian Harp. 10th ed. #d165

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The New Song #224

The Pearl #d74

The Pilgrim's Harp #d160

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #492

The Sabbath School Gem #d61

The Silver Chime #d49

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The Silver Chime #37

The Star of the East #d120

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The Timbrel #109

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The Voice of melody #146

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Vestry Chimes #60

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Young Singer's Friend #a177

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Zion's Delight #131

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