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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)

Schoenster Herr Jesu, Schoepfer aller Dinge

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First Line: Schoenster Herr Jesu, Schoepfer aller Dinge

Tune

CRUSADERS' HYMN (111271)

ST. ELIZABETH appears to be an eighteenth-century tune from the Glaz area of Silesia. It has always been associated with this text. No factual data exists for the legend that this text and tune date back to the twelfth-century crusades, although those apocryphal stories explain one of the names by w…

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Kleines Gesang- und Gebetbuch #82

Sonntagschulbuch fuer Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden. Neue verm. Ausg. #d240

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Sonntagschulbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #154

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