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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)

The secret of the Lord

There's a secret we can know

Author: Harry Loper
Tune: [There's a secret we can know]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a secret we can know
Walking with the Lord below,
And the bliss of such a life is constant joy;
We can only find it true,
When his footsteps we pursue,
When our lives in his sweet service we employ.

Refrain:
I’ve surrendered, now he fills me;
I’m so glad I ever found this blessed way,
‘Tis a precious life to know,
To have sunshine as you go, Hallelujah.
I’m so glad I’ve entered in.

2 We can, like the saints of old,
Who now walk the streets of gold,
Have the witness of his presence every day;
If in Jesus we abide,
And our all to him confide,
Then his blessed Spirit comes with us to stay. [Refrain]

3 He can quiet ev’ry storm,
Bid the winds his will perform,
Tho’ the sky’s so dark we cannot see our way;
We can trust his hand to guide
Even over Jordan’s tide
And the clouds shall flee before eternal day. [Refrain]

4 Paul and Silas felt this pow’r,
Singing at the midnight hour,
Tho’ with bleeding backs they in a dungeon lay;
They forgot to think of pain,
For a wave from glory came;
Praise the Lord! That pow’r is just the same today. [Refrain]

Source: The Best of All: complete #99

Author: Harry Loper

Early 20th Century Loper was living in Camden, New Jersey, as of 1902. Lyrics: Heavenly Wire, The I Want to Go There How Sweet the Thought Secret of the Lord, The http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/l/o/p/loper_h.htm  Go to person page >

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First Line: There's a secret we can know
Title: The secret of the Lord
Author: Harry Loper
Refrain First Line: I've surrendered, now he fills me

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Hymns of Grace and Glory #d206

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The Best of All #99

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