A Glimpse of My Savior's Face

There are dreary hours when my heart is sad

Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Tune: [There are dreary hours when my heart is sad]
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1 There are dreary hours when my heart is sad,
And the pathway I cannot trace;
But the shadows flee, when by faith I see,
Just a glimpse of my Saviour’s face.

Refrain:
Just a glimpse of my Saviour’s face,
Just a glimpse of my Saviour’s face;
How it lifts the load on the weary road!
Just a glimpse of my Saviour’s face.

2 There are days when hope seems about to die,
And the storm-clouds come on apace;
But the dread alarm turns to perfect calm,
With a glimpse of my Saviour’s face. [Refrain]

3 When the tempter comes and would lead astray,
Into sin and my soul disgrace;
Then the fight I win over ev’ry sin,
By a glimpse of my Saviour’s face. [Refrain]

4 When the loved of earth have been borne away,
And the world seems an empty space;
Then I lose my fear and I’m filled with cheer,
By a glimpse of my Saviour’s face. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #15

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There are dreary hours when my heart is sad
Title: A Glimpse of My Savior's Face
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Just a glimpse of my Savior's face
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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