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Sunshine on the hill

There are shadows in the valley

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [There are shadows in the valley]
Published in 8 hymnals

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1 There are shadows in the valley,
Where our tired feet must go;
But we fear the peaceful waters,
As they murmur soft and low;--
And our Shepherd whispers gently,
As He leads us onward still:
"There are shadows in the valley,
But 'tis sunshine on the hill."

Chorus:
Sunshine on the hill,
There is sunshine on the hill;
"There are shadows in the valley,
But 'tis sunshine on the hill."

2 There are shadows in the valley,
But we breathe the sweet perfume
Of the roses on the mountain,
In their lovely, vernal bloom;
And again our Shepherd whispers,
As He leads us onward still;
"There are shadows in the valley,
But 'tis sunshine on the hill." [Chorus]

3 Oh, the shadows of the valley,
Like a dream will pass away;
They will vanish at the dawning
Of the bright and glorious day;
Even now there comes an echo,
And we feel its magic thrill:
"There are shadows in the valley,
But 'tis sunshine on the hill." [Chorus]



Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #14

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There are shadows in the valley
Title: Sunshine on the hill
Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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The Cyber Hymnal #6395
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