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Only a Song

Only a song for the Master (Blenkhorn)

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [Only a song for the Master]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Only a song for the Master,
Sweetly and fervently giv’n,
And One who in darkness had wandered,
Returned to the Saviour and heav’n.

Refrain:
Only a song, only a song,
Truly and tenderly giv’n,
To those who are fainting and weary,
‘Twill lead them to Jesus in heav’n.

2 Only a song for the Master,
A heart from its sorrow beguiled,
Forgot for a moment its burden,
Looked up thro’ its weeping and smiled. [Refrain]

3 Only a song for the Master,
And eyes that were closing in death,
Shone bright with a heavenly glory,
Grew fainter and fainter each breath. [Refrain]

4 Only a song for the Master,
The lips of the singer are dumb,
They’re singing a song for the Master,
Where sorrow and death can not come. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of the Kingdom: prepared for the use of young people's societies and adapter for prayer meetings, Sunday schools and the home #5

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

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Text Information

First Line: Only a song for the Master (Blenkhorn)
Title: Only a Song
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Refrain First Line: Only a song, only a song

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Bright Gems #d131

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New Soul Winning Songs #71

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Songs of the Kingdom #5

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Soul Winning Songs #81

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Sun-Shine Songs for the Sunday School #16

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