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Of all God's tender promises

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1 Of all God's tender promises,
To pilgrims weary in the way,
There is no sweeter one than this,
That he shall wipe all tears away.
All tears away! All tears away!
My God shall wipe all tears away;
All tears away! All tears away!
My God shall wipe all tears away.

2 It makes my heart grow strong again,
To bear its burdens while it may,
Earth's losses will be Heaven's gain,
When God has wiped all tears away.
All tears away! All tears away!
My God shall wipe all tears away;
All tears away! All tears away!
My God shall wipe all tears away.

3 Oh, pilgrim weary grown, and faint,
Bear up a little while, I pray,
The heaviest cross makes gladest saint,
When God has wiped all tears away.
All tears away! All tears away!
My God shall wipe all tears away;
All tears away! All tears away!
My God shall wipe all tears away.

4 Oh God, thy promises are sweet,
Like balm to bleeding hearts are they,
But this my lips will most repeat,
For God shall wipe all tears away.
All tears away! All tears away!
My God shall wipe all tears away;
All tears away! All tears away!
My God shall wipe all tears away.

Source: Joyful Songs: a choice collection of new Sunday School music #154

Author: Eben E. Rexford

Rexford, Eben Eugene.M (Johnsburg, New York, July 16, 1848--October 16, 1916, Shiocton, Wisconsin). Horticulturalist and editor of a Wisconsin farm journal. Many of his verses were used to fill empty corners of the journal. He also wrote many books on gardening. Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.), Litt.D. Twenty-five years, organist at First Congregational Church, Shiocton. See: Smith, Mary L.P. (1930). Eben E. Rexford; a biographical sketch. Menasha, Wis., George Banta Pub. Co. --Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives and Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Of all God's tender promises
Author: Eben E. Rexford
Language: English
Refrain First Line: All tears away
Copyright: Public Domain

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