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Rays of Hope

There are some rays of hope divine

Author: D. S. Warner
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There are some rays of hope divine,
To cheer the darkest heart;
Around the cross they ever shine,
Where life anew may start.

Refrain:
Heaven is free, heaven is free,
Sinner, believe, in heaven you may shine;
Come and be free, come and be free;
Wonderful love, that heaven may be thine.

2 Despondent soul, can you not see
Hope gleaming from above?
Oh, look once more to Calvary,
And know that God is love. [Refrain]

3 Though shame and guilt oppress thy soul,
Thy heart as adamant,
Yet Jesus will thy name enroll,
If thou wilt but repent. [Refrain]

4 Thy life of sin now weighs thee down,
And death and hell are near;
But heaven wills thee yet a crown,
And angels want thee there. [Refrain]

5 O guilty one, though bound in chains
Of dark infernal pow’r,
The grace of God supremely reigns
To save thee in this hour. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There are some rays of hope divine
Title: Rays of Hope
Author: D. S. Warner
Meter: 8.6.8.6 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Heaven is free, heaven is free

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Media

Timeless Truths #892
  • Rays_of_Hope.pdf (PDF)
  • Rays_of_Hope.xml (XML)

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Timeless Truths #892

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