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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)

O'er the portals of mercy these words are inscribed

O'er the portals of mercy these words are inscribed

Author: Robert Morris
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Robert Morris

Morris, Robert, LL.D., born Aug. 31, 1818, is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and an extensive writer on Freemasonry. In 1868 he visited the Holy Land on behalf of the Freemasons of America, the outcome of which was his work, Freemasonry in the Holy Land. He is the author of some 300 poetical pieces. One of these, "Each gentle dove and sighing bough" (Evening), is in H. R. Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1881, &c.. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: O'er the portals of mercy these words are inscribed
Author: Robert Morris
Refrain First Line: Knock, knock, knock,'tis the Savior's command

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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #30

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Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #139

Hymns for the Use of the Sunday School of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, Jersey City #d120

Sweet Songs #d32

The Gem #d112

The Silver Spray #d86

The Silver Spray #d109

The Singing Pilgrim #d142

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