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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)

Savior divine, Thy crown was thorns

Savior divine, Thy crown was thorns

Author: Grose
Tune: [Savior Divine, Thy crown was thorns]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Savior Divine, Thy crown was thorns;
Thy sacred brow that crown did press,
That Thou mighst on Thine own bestow
The glorious crown of Righteousness!

2 Hold Thou this crown before our eyes,
To give us courage in the strife
That we must wage, if we would rise
To share in heav’n immortal life.

3 Hail! Joyous hour when Thou shalt say,
As we our trusty arms lay down,
“The faith ye kept! Ye won the day,
Come, wear the prize—a soul starred crown!”

Source: Williston Hymns #196

Author: Grose

Born: September 5, 1851, Millerton, New York. Died: May 19, 1939, Ballston Spa, New York. Buried: Ballston Spa, New York. Grose attended the University of Chicago, Illinois, and the University of Rochester, New York (AB 1876, AM 1880). He was ordained a Baptist minister in 1883, and served at the First Baptist Church, Poughkeepsie, New York (1883-87) and the First Baptist Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1888-90). He also served as president of the University of South Dakota (1890-92), taught history at the University of Chicago (1892-96), was assistant editor of The Watchman in Boston, Massachusetts (1896-1900), and editorial secretary for the American Baptist Home Mission Society (1904-10), and edited the Missions journal for 23 yea… Go to person page >

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First Line: Savior divine, Thy crown was thorns
Author: Grose



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Williston Hymns #196

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