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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)

There's a beautiful river of water so pure

There's a beautiful river of water so pure

Author: Emma Pitt
Tune: [There's a beautiful river of water so pure]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a beautiful river of water so pure,
That flows thro’ the city of God;
And oft in my visions its light have I seen,
And longed for that happy abode.

Refrain:
The water of life—so pure water of life,
Freely flowing for you and for me!
Will you come, sinner, come? Oh, stay not away,
For Jesus is waiting for thee.

2 Hear the strains of redeemed ones float over that stream,
As gladly it ripples along;
Oh, list to the music to catch the sweet notes
And join in that heavenly song. [Refrain]

3 Come and drink of that water and thirst never more,
Oh, why will you longer delay;
Your Savior invites, and how sweet is the voice!
That calls to you, sinner, today. [Refrain]

Source: The Great Awakening: a choice collection of new and standard gospel songs #100

Author: Emma Pitt

Born: 1846, Maryland. Pitt was living in Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land, by 1880, and through at least 1910. She may have died be­fore 1920, as the daugh­ter with whom she was living in 1910 was on her own and still sin­gle in 1920. --www.hymntime.com Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a beautiful river of water so pure
Author: Emma Pitt
Refrain First Line: The water of life

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Sweet Fields of Eden for the Sabbath School #d98

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The Great Awakening #100

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