No shadow in the valley

There's no shadow in the valley

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [There’s no shadow in the valley]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s no shadow in the valley, ‘tis no longer lone and chill,
When our blessed Jesus comes to meet us there;
If his rod and staff be with us, then our souls shall fear no ill,
And around us shall encamp his angels fair.

Refrain:
There’s no shadow in the valley,
Leaning on our Saviour there;
There’s no shadow in the valley,
Passing to the mansions fair.

2 There’s no shadow in the valley when the glory-light shines thro’,
When the bright and pearly gates shall open wide,
And the golden harps of heaven will ring out a welcome true,
When we enter in the city to abide. [Refrain]

3 There’s no shadow in the valley, since the Saviour passed that way;
Still the Light of Life is shining for his own;
He will chase away the darkness, he will turn the night to day,
Till we stand before the rainbow-circled throne. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #111

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: There's no shadow in the valley
Title: No shadow in the valley
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

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