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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)

Soon, soon and forever our union shall surely

Soon, soon and forever our union shall surely

Author: John S. B. Monsell
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John S. B. Monsell

John Samuel Bewley Monsell (b. St. Colomb's, Londonderry, Ireland, 1811; d. Guilford, Surrey, England, 1875) was educated at Trinity College in Dublin and served as a chaplain and rector of several churches in Ireland after his ordination in 1835. Transferred to England in 1853, he became rector of Egham in Surrey and was rector of St. Nicholas Church in Guilford from 1870 until his death (caused by a construction accident at his church). A prolific poet, Monsell published his verse in eleven volumes. His three hundred hymns, many celebrating the seasons of the church year, were issued in collections such as Hymns and Miscellaneous Poems (1837), Spiritual Songs (1857), Hymns of Love and Praise (1863), and The Parish Hymnal (1873). Bert P… Go to person page >

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First Line: Soon, soon and forever our union shall surely
Author: John S. B. Monsell

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St. Pauls Hymnal, being a Collection of Hymns, Old and New ... Die St. Pauls Sammlung von Liedern alt und neu #d241

The Evangelical Hymnal. Text ed. #d328

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