O where is the hope of the world

O where is the hope of the world

Author: Belle Kellogg Towne
Tune: [Oh, where is the Hope of the world?]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, where is the Hope of the world?
’Twas cradled in Bethlehem’s stall;
Since Jesus came down as a child,
There’s hope, blessèd hope for us all.

Refrain:
Seek the Savior, early seek him today;
Ere the clouds of sorrow darken thy way;
God is ready to receive you now,
Oh, brother come today.

2 Oh, where is the Light of the world?
The Savior doth shine from above;
And makes e’en the night as the day,
He lightens our way with His love. [Refrain]

3 Oh, where is the Joy of the world?
’Tis centered in Jesus, our friend;
In Him is our wellspring of joy,
The joy that is never to end. [Refrain]

3 Oh, where is the Peace of the world?
’Tis found in our master divine;
Most precious this token to man,
Oh, help us, our Savior, be Thine. [Refrain]

4 Oh, Hope, cheering Hope of the world;
O Light, safest guide on our way;
Oh, Joy, sweetest angel of earth;
Oh Peace, be thou ours while we stay. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12102

Author: Belle Kellogg Towne

Author and journalist born in Racine, Wis. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O where is the hope of the world
Author: Belle Kellogg Towne
Refrain First Line: Seek the Savior early, seek him today

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The Cyber Hymnal #12102
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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