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Tell me not my lot is sadness

Tell me not my lot is sadness

Author: George P. Oliver
Tune: [Tell me not my lot is sadness]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Tell me not my lot is sadness,
Now I’ve gained this state so bright;
Ev’ry thought is filled with gladness,
Life is now one scene of light.

Refrain:
Joy is teeming, joy is teeming without measure,
Sweetly in my throbbing heart;
Seal, oh, seal the heav’nly treasure,
Let it never from me part.

2 Calmly are the moments flying,
Free from every care and fear;
Precious Jesus, when I’m dying,
Let me feel thee then as near. [Refrain]

3 Free from every earthly billow,
Now my weary head may rest;
Let me make my latest pillow,
On my dear Redeemer’s breast. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #160

Author: George P. Oliver

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Text Information

First Line: Tell me not my lot is sadness
Author: George P. Oliver
Refrain First Line: Joy is teeming
Copyright: Public Domain

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Heart Melodies No. 3 #30

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #160

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Songs of Triumph [with Supplement] #a23

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Songs of Triumph #23

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