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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)

They say I'm poor and have no house

They say I'm poor and have no house

Author: Henry Albert Becker
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Henry Albert Becker

Henry A. Becker was born on Ap­ril 30, 1841 in Ma­hon­ing Coun­ty, Ohio. He graduated from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio and completed his theological studies there in 1866. He was ordained by the Joint Synod of Ohio and pastored churches at St. Paris, Thornville and Delaware, Ohio. He wrote many poems and hymns and also edited the Lutheran Child’s Paper for nearly 10 years and contributed articles to the Lutheran Standard. He died on August 21, 1884. NN, Hymnary editor. Source: www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: They say I'm poor and have no house
Author: Henry Albert Becker
Refrain First Line: O blessed home, my Lord hath purchased for me
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Praise #d307

Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d312

The Sunday School Hymnal #d199

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