A word of kindness

There's a word of cheer and kindness

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [There's a word of cheer and kindness]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 There’s a word of cheer and kindness,
You may speak perchance today;
Burdened hearts ‘twill help to brighten,
Bringing joy along the way;
For the world has need of sunshine,
Need of friendship strong and true;
There’s a word of cheer and kindness,
None can speak that word but you;
There’s a word of cheer and kindness,
None can speak that word but you.

2 There’s a word of cheer and kindness,
It will help another on;
Giving courage for a conquest,
That a vict’ry may be won;
Bringing hlpe to one discourages,
Failing strength it may renew;
There’s a word of cheer and kindness,
None can speak that word but you;
There’s a word of cheer and kindness,
None can speak that word but you.

3 There’s a deed of loving service,
That will bless another’s life;
Bringing sunshine ‘mid the shadows,
Bringing courage for the strife;
Do not pause, for hours are flying,
And the days are all too few;
There’s a deed of loving service,
None can do that deed but you;
There’s a deed of loving service,
None can do that deed but you.

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #121

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can. --www.hymntime.com… Go to person page >

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First Line: There's a word of cheer and kindness
Title: A word of kindness
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

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Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #121

Praise and Service Songs for Sunday Schools #d223

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