Bless Our Souls Once More

There is no dew on the mountains of Zion

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [There is no dew on the mountains of Zion]
Published in 1 hymnal

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Representative Text

1 There is no dew on the mountains of Zion,
Dark are the paths where Thy glory was known;
We pray Thee, O Saviour, return to Thy dwelling,
O make our hearts Thine own.

Refrain:
Come, O come where Thy people are bending,
Come as once in the days of yore;
Come, O come with Thy Spirit’s returning,
Bless our souls once more, once more,
O bless our souls once more.

2 There is no word on the lips of Thy people,
Cold are the hearts that had loved Thee so long;
And harps that awoke to the praises of Jesus
Now wake no more in song. [Refrain]

3 Why should we sleep while the moments are flying?
Souls in their darkness and sin may be lost;
How can we forget they are living around us,
Bought at so great a cost? [Refrain]

Source: The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #106

Author: William Cushing

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven. 2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus. 3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven. 4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus. 5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven. 6. 0 safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages. 1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners. 8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated. Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections… Go to person page >

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First Line: There is no dew on the mountains of Zion
Title: Bless Our Souls Once More
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: Come, O Come where Thy people are bending

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The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #106

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