Rejoice in God alway

Rejoice in God alway

Author: John Moultrie
Published in 34 hymnals

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Rejoice in God alway;
When earth looks heavenly bright,
When joy makes glad the livelong day,
And peace shuts in the night.

Rejoice when care and woe
The fainting soul oppress;
When tears at wakeful midnight flow,
And morn brings heaviness.

Rejoice in hope and fear;
Rejoice in life and death;
Rejoice when threatening storms are near,
And comfort languisheth.

When should not they rejoice,
Whom Christ his brethren calls;
Who hear and know his guiding voice,
When on their hearts it falls?

So, though our path is steep,
And many a tempest lowers,
Shall his own peace our spirits keep,
And Christ’s dear love be ours.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #257

Author: John Moultrie

Moultrie, John, M.A., father of Gerard and Mary D. Moultrie, was born Dec. 31, 1799, at London, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A. 1823), where he was Bell's University Scholar, 1820, and Trinity College Scholar, 1822. Taking Holy Orders in 1825, he was presented the same year by the Earl of Craven to the Rectory of Rugby, where he remained till his death, on Dec. 26, 1874. His publications included:— (1) My Brother's Grave, and other Poems, 1837; (2) Dream of Life, Lays of the English Church, &c, 1843; (3) Memoir and Poetical Remains of W. S. Walker, 1852; (4) Sermons, 1852; (5) Altars, Hearths, and Graves, 1854; (6) Psalms and Hymns as Sung in the Parish Church, Rugby, 1851. In his Preface Mr. Moultrie says of the Psal… Go to person page >

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Rejoice in Christ alway. J. Moultrie. [Advent.] Published in his Dream of Life, &c, 1843, p. 152, in 5 stanzas of 8 lines. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #257

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