Keep on the sunny side of life

There's a dark and a troubled side of life

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [There's a dark and a troubled side of life]
Published in 39 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There's a dark and a troubled side of life;
There's a bright and a sunny side, too;
Tho' we meet with the darkness and strife
The sunny side we also may view.

Chorus:
Keep on the sunny side,
Always on the sunny side,
Keep on the sunny side of life,
It will help us every day,
It will brighten all the way,
If we keep on the sunny side of life.

2 Tho' the storm in its fury breaks today,
Crushing hopes that we cherished so dear;
Storm and cloud will in time pass away,
The sun again will shine bright and clear. [Chorus]

3 Let us greet with a song of hope each day,
Tho' the moments be cloudy or fair;
Let us trust in our Saviour always,
Who keepeth every one in His care. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #243

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

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Text Information

First Line: There's a dark and a troubled side of life
Title: Keep on the sunny side of life
Author: Ada Blenkhorn

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Instances (1 - 39 of 39)

A Messenger for Jesus #d301

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Best Hymns No. 4 #153

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Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #243

Cream of Song #d205

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Devotional Songs #67

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Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #8

Glad News #d89

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Gospel Song-Gems No.1 #112

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Great Revival Hymns #9

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Heavenly Sunlight: containing gems of song for Sunday schools, young people's societies and devotional meetings #40

Humbard Family Songs #d96

Hymns for the People for Services of Song in Christian Work #d164

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Hymns of the Heart: for public worship, evangelistic campaigns, prayer meetings, young people's services, etc. #43

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Hymns that Help: in Sunday schools, young people's societies and other church services #66

Kingdom Songs No. 2 #d206

New Junior Songs #d109

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 3: A winnowed collection for evangelical services, young people's societies and Sunday Schools #28

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #28

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Praise and Rejoicing #12

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Revival Praises #12

Sacred Melodies #d123

Select Songs of Praise for Evangelistic Services, Church and Sunday School #d122

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Songs of Faith and Hope #89

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The Best Gospel Songs and their composers #12

The Epworth Hymnal No. 3 #d200

The Eureka Song Climax #d135

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #47

The New Century Hymnal #d195

The New Living Hymns No. 2 #d356

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The Revival No. 4 #17

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The Tabernacle Hymns #125

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The Victory: a collection of popular Sunday school songs new and old #14

Tribute of Praise #d110

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Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #9

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Voices of praise: prepared with especial reference to the needs of the Sunday school #8

World Wide Revival Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Meetings #d230

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