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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Better Every Day

There was a time when I believed true pleasure could be found

Author: Ethel V. Johnson
Tune: [There was a time when I believed true pleasure could be found]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 There was a time when I believed true pleasure could be found
By living only in a life of sin,
But since I’ve come to Jesus I have learn’d true joys abound,
With those alone who have His peace within.

Better, yes, it’s better ev’ry day,
Brighter, ever brighter, grows the way;
Jesus’ love is sweeter now than e’er it was before,
Praise the Lord, it’s getting better ev’ry day.

2 I used to think that I could not give up my life of sin,
I said, “Too narrow is the upward way,”
But tho’ I find it sometimes steep, yet Jesus leads me on,
And, praise the Lord, it’s better ev’ry day. [Refrain]

3 And so I’m pressing onward to my mansion in the sky,
Rejoicing in my Saviour all the way.
And on my pilgrim journey, as each milestone I pass by,
My glad heart sings, “It’s better ev’ry day.” [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #233

Author: Ethel V. Johnson

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First Line: There was a time when I believed true pleasure could be found
Title: Better Every Day
Author: Ethel V. Johnson
Refrain First Line: Better, yes, it's better every day


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New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #233

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