Shall the earth now brown and bareAuthor: F. E. Pettingell
Tune: [Shall the earth now brown and bare]
Published in 1 hymnal
Audio files: MIDI
1 Shall the earth now brown and bare
New-made robes of verdure wear?
And the blossoms hid from sight
Rise again to life and light?
Trust and wait; O wait and trust;
God hath said; He will, He must
Meet His promise,
Soon or late;
Wait and trust, O trust and wait.
2 Shall the stream, now chill and slow
Find its merry limpid flow?
Shall the cold and cheerless plain
Wave the ripen’d, golden grain? [Refrain]
3 Doth the grave, like winter’s cold
Surety of new life enfold,
Life perfected, life that will
Our increasing yearning fill? [Refrain]
Source: The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #136
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