In my Father's house

There are sorrows which for us are hard to bear

Author: C. Austin Miles
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

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First Line: There are sorrows which for us are hard to bear
Title: In my Father's house
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: We sorrow not as others without hope

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Melodies of Grace and Hope #d210

Songs of Comfort #d85

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