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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)

Not to ourselves again

Author: Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar was born at Edinburgh, in 1808. His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in 1837, and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In 1843, he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Not to ourselves again
Author: Horatius Bonar
Refrain First Line: Not to ourselves again

Tune

ST. THOMAS (Williams)

ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Maso…

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Hymns of the Advent #154

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn #ad185

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn, with Music #d185

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Hymns of the Morning #154

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Poems and Hymns of Dawn #192

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #565

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #151.565

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The Baptist Hymn Book #565

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #390

The National Baptist Hymn Book #d365

The National Baptist Hymn Book #ad365

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The National Baptist Hymnal #443

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