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The River of Pleasure

Oh, drink of the river of pleasure

Author: Barney Elliott Warren (1891)
Tune: [O drink of the river of pleasure]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, drink of the river of pleasure,
A deep, living stream of delight;
The source of all blessings forever,
It flashes in heaven’s pure light.

Refrain:
Oh, drink of the river of pleasure and love,
I feel it so deep in my soul;
It gladdens the one who is born from above,
And maketh the wounded heart whole.

2 Oh, drink of the river of pleasure,
’Tis sparkling with joy for thy soul;
It flows in the bosom forever,
That’s given to Father’s control. [Refrain]

3 Oh, drink of the river of pleasure,
For thee it is flowing along;
Down from the bounteous Giver,
Its music a sweet, charming song. [Refrain]

4 Oh, drink of the river of pleasure,
And surely thy spirit shall know
Thy longing and thirsting are over,
Thy blessings forever shall flow.[Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Barney Elliott Warren

Barney Elliott Warren was an American Christian hymnwriter and minister. See more in Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oh, drink of the river of pleasure
Title: The River of Pleasure
Author: Barney Elliott Warren (1891)
Meter: 9.8.9.8.11.8.11.8
Language: English

Timeline

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Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
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Timeless Truths #314

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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