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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)

On the eighth day of creation, well, the Lord looked around

On the eighth day of creation, well, the Lord looked around

Author: James K. Manley
Tune: TAKE OFF YOUR SHOES
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: James K. Manley

James K. Manley was born in 1940 at Holyoke, Massachusetts, and received his education at Whittier College, Pacific School of Religion, and Claremont School of Theology, all in California. He was ordained to the ministry of the United Church of Christ in 1966. James K. Manley wrote the tune SPIRIT for his text of 1978, and it appeared in his collection After Eden (1990) with an arrangement by Jim Strathdee. A new arrangement was created for The New Century Hymnal. Note that the refrain is to be sung over following each stanza. James Manley served as pastor of Congregational United Church of Christ in San Marino, California, from 1978 to 1988 and then moved to Foothills United Church of Christ in Los Altos, California. This new con… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: On the eighth day of creation, well, the Lord looked around
Author: James K. Manley
Refrain First Line: Take, take off your shoes
Publication Date: 1999
Copyright: © J. K. Manley

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