O Life, We Learn Of Thee

O life, we learn of thee

Author: Nellie B. Eaton
Tune: FIAT LUX (Dykes)
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O Life, we learn of Thee,
Death never more shall be
A foe to dread.
For Thou the way hath shown,
And maketh death unknown
To all who are alone,
By spirit led.

2 O Truth, Thy voice we hear,
Still, small, distinct and clear,
Bidding us take
The path, where Thou hast walked,
Though scorned, despised and mocked,
For Thou to us hast talked
Our peace to make.

3 O Love, Thy blessings shine,
Pure radiant, divine,
Into our hearts;
And darkness flees away,
Before the brightening ray
That ushers in the day;
And fear departs.

4 O Life and Truth and Love,
Blest Trinity above
All earthly fears,
We live alone in Thee,
And evermore shall be
From mortal toils set free,
And griefs and tears.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8349

Author: Nellie B. Eaton

Late 19th Century Eaton was principal of the Lincoln Academy of Christian Science, Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1887. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O life, we learn of thee
Title: O Life, We Learn Of Thee
Author: Nellie B. Eaton
Meter: 6.6.4.6.6.6.4
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #8349
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8349

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