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There's a Friend that abides evermore

There's a Friend that abides evermore

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [There's a friend that abides evermore]
Published in 4 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. There’s a friend that abides evermore,
And that friend is the Lord, my king;
Of the peace I received,
When His Word I believed,
In the fullness of joy I will sing.

O come, quickly come!
He is calling you today,
O come to that friend so true;
He will be your faithful guide,
More than all the world beside,
And remember He has died for you.

2. There’s a friend that abides evermore,
And I praise Him with loud acclaim;
For the life that is mine
Through His mercy divine;
Still I sing in my joy, Bless His name! [Refrain]

3. There’s a love that is strong as the hills
That encircle His throne above;
How it speaks to my soul
When the dark billows roll,
And my heart sings for joy, God is love! [Refrain]

4. There’s a friend that abides evermore,
And a friend that I long to see;
O, the song that will break,
When to rapture I wake,
And in glory with Him I shall be! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6466

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: There's a Friend that abides evermore
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O come, quickly come
Copyright: Public Domain



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